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Dagmar d'Surreal dagmar.wants at nospam.com
Wed Mar 10 05:51:02 PST 2004


On Sat, 2004-03-06 at 23:22, Archaic wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 06, 2004 at 10:56:28PM -0600, Dagmar d'Surreal wrote:
> > 
> > People who have ssh shouldn't bother using ftp anymore.  Scp more or
> > less deprecates it, and there's also an sftp service unrelated to a
> > "classic" ftpd (but which still works the same from a user's
> > perspective) that one can use that's part of OpenSSH.
> 
> I don't buy that as a wholesale statement. Every single time I've ever
> used sftp or scp on a large file, the transfer time was hideous compared
> to straight ftp. If I need something to travel the pipes encrypted, then
> fine. Otherwise I'll stick to ftp (or more likely http since I don't
> have tons of stuff laying around for public consumption of my
> bandwidth).

You using 486SX's?  I get ~5MB/s over scp here all the time.
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