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Re: [Openvpn-users] lightweight network protocol to use?


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] lightweight network protocol to use?
  • From: "David Balazic" <David.Balazic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2008 09:58:27 +0100

FTP is pretty lightweight on the network.
HTTP even more.

David 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: openvpn-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:openvpn-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf Of yan@xxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2008 11:20 PM
> To: openvpn-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [Openvpn-users] lightweight network protocol to use?
> 
> I have a VPN connecting two samba servers.  ATM we're using 
> cifs protocol
> over the VPN Link, which is proving to be really slow.
> 
> Since I have linux on both ends, there is no need for cifs between the
> servers.  Is there some lightweight protocol that we can use?  NFS? 
> Something that doesn't have a lot of overhead?
> 
> My customers are getting much higher transfer rates by using GoToMyPC
> which kind of defeats the whole purpose of OpenVPN.
> 
> --Yan
> 
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