[unisog] friendly, secure web based file transfer applications

Peter Van Epp vanepp at sfu.ca
Tue Aug 30 20:57:39 GMT 2005


On Tue, Aug 30, 2005 at 02:56:03PM -0500, John Kristoff wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Aug 2005 10:47:13 -0400
> "Ben Compton" <Ben.Compton at sw.edu> wrote:
> 
> > This may be more complex than you wish but what about a SCP solution?
> 
> This may meet the secure and cheap requirement, but might not cut the
> performance requirement.  I haven't studied all the details as to why,
> but I believe it probably has something to do with application-level
> (flow?) control and there appears to be some info and custom patches
> dealing with that issue here:
> 
>   <http://www.psc.edu/networking/projects/hpn-ssh/>
> 
> John
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	A paper on why (at least on high bandwith/latency links) and code of
a fix was presented at the I2 Joint Techs workshop here a month or two ago
is available here (lots of other interesting high end stuff here too including
some interesting security tools):

http://www.internet2.edu/presentations/jtvancouver/20050719-HPN-SSH-Rapier.htm

This doesn't make much difference in an on campus connection but across a 
gig light path to a machine in another province the increase is noticable
(and may be in Russell's case too).

Peter Van Epp / Operations and Technical Support 
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C. Canada


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