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Old 06-28-2008, 10:42 PM  
MxxCon
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Originally Posted by dwoods99 View Post
One thing I still don't "get" is that FXP is supposed to make server-2-server transfers faster, that's fine but I can't see how
local_PC-2-server will go any faster because of FXP compared to sftp with multi-threading.
FXP transfer allow to transfer files directly between 2 servers.
If SERVER A has 100mbit connection, SERVER B has 100mbit connection but CLIENT has only 56k connection, FXP transfer will still go at full 100mbit.
data is being sent between 2 server directly bypassing client's (slow) connection.

in addition to pureftpd and proftpd, read http://vsftpd.beasts.org/
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