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Re: [Openvpn-users] Win32 Tun/Tap adapter limited to 10Mbps???


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Win32 Tun/Tap adapter limited to 10Mbps???
  • From: "James Yonan" <jim@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2004 19:03:11 -0000

craigvpn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx said:

> Sorry if this question has been asked before, I have searched the archives
> and not found any information on it.
> 
> My problem is, I have created a Tap based VPN over a 100baseT network and
> have bound my CIFS (Windows File/Printer Sharing) to the new VPN. What
> troubles me is that that network seems to only transfer files at 10Mbps. I
> have looked at the status on the Tap adapter and it says it is running at
> only 10Mbps. I have tried to find a place to fix this but can't find any
> information anywhere. Any ideas???

The TAP-Win32 adapter will run at whatever speed the hardware and network will
support -- the 10Mbps you see in the interface properties doesn't really mean
anything -- it's really just a Windows artifact from the days when ethernet
interfaces were always hardware and never virtual.

James



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