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Re: [Openvpn-users] Trying to open a 100MB File Over VPN

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Trying to open a 100MB File Over VPN
  • From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2007 11:16:12 -0500

Jake Solid wrote:

> I'm using OpenVPN to have a remote user access a QuickBooks database on 
> the internal network.
> 1. The remote user is accessing the Internet over a DSL connection.
> 2. The QB database is approximately 100MB
> 3. The computer that has the QB database is connected to the internet 
> over a T1.
> When trying to open the database it times out.
> When moving other smaller files or opening other smaller files its ok.
> Is there a way to improve the OpenVPN so it allows this to happen?

There's always going to be some database file size that is impractical 
to access remotely through the file system.  Can you set up terminal 
services or even remote desktop access to an XP box that is not being 
used at the time the remote access is necessary?

   Les Mikesell

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