Slightly OT - SFTP versus FTP speeds

Steve Flynn anothermindbomb at
Thu Sep 24 12:11:24 UTC 2009

On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 12:59 PM, Marius Gedminas <marius at> wrote:

> Your results sound plausible.  IIRC the highest transfer speed I ever

Damn! :(

> I recently stumbled upon this page, which explains why SSH/SFTP performs
> not very well and how to fix it (eventually):

Yup - we're already in the process of trying to persuade the clients
at both endsof the pipe to begin tuning their TCP settings,
specifically with regards to BDP. Uphill struggle sadly.

Thanks for the feedback - appreciated.

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