[CentOS] slow network throughput, how to improve?

John Hodrien J.H.Hodrien at leeds.ac.uk
Wed Nov 24 08:35:38 UTC 2010

On Wed, 24 Nov 2010, Rudi Ahlers wrote:

> root at zaxen02.securehosting.co.za:/vm/xen/template/centos-5-x64-cpanel
> root at zaxen02.securehosting.co.za:/
> root at zaxen02.securehosting.co.za's password:
> centos-5-x64-cpanel.tar.gz
>                                                    100% 1163MB
> 29.1MB/s   00:40

Are you using scp here?  You'll find you get better throughput if you use
something else, or change the cipher to something lighter weight


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