[Openswan Users] VPN and Samba

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Thu Jan 26 04:33:28 CET 2006

On Tue, 24 Jan 2006, Paulino Reyes wrote:

> i tried changing the mtu size by lowering it but  still the speed of my application reading its database is horribly  slow...wins is working..i could map drives using hostnames already...i  could even do large file transfer but it really take some time to  finish it...the speed of the other side is 768kbps and the other line  is 512 kbps...

Did you try changing the mtu on the *other* end? (even if that end does not seem
to be the problem, it can prevent not needing fragmentation and avoid mtu issues)

> Paul Wouters <paul at xelerance.com> wrote:  On Sat, 24 Dec 2005, Paulino Reyes wrote:
> >  I successfully setup a vpn connection to connect our 2 campuses  network..checking intranet mail server is fast and ok as well as other  web application..the problem is when i try to access a file server, the  response is too slow,i already have a wins server configured...ive read  something about mtu/txquelen but how do i get to fix it?
> First determine whether WINS/lookups are the problem or not. Use ping with various packet sizes. try
> tcp clamping. try changing the mtu on the ethX interfaces involved.
> Paul
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