Download Speed for a file

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NemisisJedi
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Download Speed for a file

Post by NemisisJedi » Fri Dec 05, 2008 9:07 am

I have implemented an Ftp Windows Service on both a server which is held at a server farm with lots of bandwidth and a server that is in our offices on an 8mb line.

At the moment, it takes both servers 3.5 hours to download a 7.5 GB file, surely this isnt right? If anything the server farm should download the file alot quicker, or if the ftp download limited to a certain speed??

How can i decrease the time it takes to download the file, ie. Increase the download speed??

I have seen there is an IGlobalSpeedLimit but how can i link this to the FtpConnection (using MTA), or do i simily create the object and it will be handled? The documentation on this object is very limited.

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Re: Download Speed for a file

Post by mb » Fri Dec 05, 2008 1:30 pm

The FTP Library transfers the files as fast as possible. You can limit the speed but by default nothing is limited.

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