[ubuntu-za] slow internet

Charl Wentzel charl.wentzel at vodamail.co.za
Tue Apr 6 12:30:34 BST 2010

On Tue, 2010-04-06 at 13:08 +0200, Charl Wentzel wrote:

> I have an eBox gateway server setup for a customer.  Currently the
> internet connectivity is giving serious problems.  
> >From the gateway server itself internet access appears to be fast as
> well as from at least one user.  The rest have no or very slow access,
> but they are connected to the server (dhcp) and can ping it fine.
> I'm trying to connect via SSH remotely but I get as far as entering
> the password.  The rest is unbearably slow.
> The connection to the internet appears to be ok and I don't see
> anything funny in the firewall or proxy logs.

I stand correct on one point:

When I use ssh tunnelling to access the internal web server on the ebox
it is unusably slow.

However, when I just use ssh to open a shell on the server it is pretty

So how can somethings be fast and other things slow?  Please cover your
ears while I cry...


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