Re: Different clients give VERY different SFTP transfer speeds
From: Markus Friedl (markus_at_openbsd.org)
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2003 10:52:48 +0200 To: Ben Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org>
you OpenSSH sftp client is very old it seems.
On Tue, Jul 08, 2003 at 09:55:11PM +0100, Ben Smith wrote:
> Can anyone suggest why in a lab two PCs connected by 100Mb ethernet
> through a switch give different throughput rates depending on the SFTP
> client used?
> Putty and OpenSSH for Windows give approx. 600Kb/s
> SecureFX (trial version) gives 4200Kb/s
> In each case server software is setup identically and the same sample
> file is used. Compression is off (although it makes very little
> difference when used) and CPU usage peaks at 60% on both machines. I
> thought that there might be a difference in ciphers being used, but
> changing the cipher SecureFX uses only ever drops the speed to 2000Kb/s
> at worst.
> I'm stumped...