[Samba] Re: Unusable performance over WAN (part 2)

Stuart Highlander stuart at fsbwise.com
Tue Oct 9 13:33:16 GMT 2007

James Lamanna wrote:
> On 10/8/07, Mike Eggleston <mikeegg1 at mac.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, 08 Oct 2007, James Lamanna might have said:
>>> So as it turns out, apparently it was a window scaling issue.
>>> Turning on an excessively large window size on the routers (thereby
>>> enabling dynamic TCP window scaling) seems to have fixed the issue. I
>>> now get transfer rates around 130-160k/s.
>> Great. For hysterical porpoises please document what specific changes
>> you made on the windows boxes and what specific changes you made on
>> your router.
>> Mike
> The only change I made on the routers was I added the global
> configuration command (both Cisco routers btw)
> ip tcp window-size 750000
> -- James

Is 750000 a good value.

My router says the valid range is 0-65535.


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