[lug] Timing Out on large Internet copies

Shannon Johnston sjohnston at cavionplus.com
Wed Sep 15 16:34:42 MDT 2004

I've seen either slow transfers or timeouts when one of the 2 systems
has a duplex mismatch problem with a switch that it's connected to.
mii-tool will show your current duplex settings.


On Wed, 2004-09-15 at 15:34, Gordon Golding wrote:
> We have remote servers.  We want to back up some data.  
> We are using the SSH window from a PC to copy files off the servers across the Internet.
> Our network and the servers remote networks are fast, but the copy always times out - it's some hours worth.
> Any thoughts on causes?  Are there settings in Secure Shell?  Settings on the Servers?  I'm used to unused connections timing out after an hour, but not active ones.
Shannon Johnston <sjohnston at cavionplus.com>
Cavion Plus
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