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

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] lightweight network protocol to use?
  • From: Jan Just Keijser <janjust@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2008 09:26:43 +0100

what kind of transfer speeds are you getting using something like FTP 
over your VPN link? I don't see a particular reason why CIFS access over 
an OpenVPN link should be particularly slow. Is it a problem with your 
VPN link itself or with CIFS-over-VPN?



yan@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> 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.

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