sasa at stupar.homelinux.net
Wed Oct 26 06:39:03 PDT 2005
--On 26. oktober 2005 13:11 +0400 "Andrew P." <infofarmer at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/26/05, Sasa Stupar <sasa at stupar.homelinux.net> wrote:
>> --On 26. oktober 2005 9:46 +0200 Sasa Stupar <sasa at stupar.homelinux.net>
>> > Hi!
>> > I have on my LAN a server FBSD 5.4 on DMZ. The router is made of linux
>> > (yes I'll change it to FBSD ASAP) with 3 NIC: eth0 (inet), eth1 (LAN),
>> > eth2 (DMZ).
>> > Strange thing is that when server is on DMZ and I access it from the
>> > LAN with ftp client my transfer speed is 30 Mbit/s. The network itself
>> > is 100 Mbit. BUT if I move server from LAN to DMZ I have the max speed
>> > arround 100 Mbit/s.
>> > BTW: server in DMZ is connected directly to the NIC on router and on
>> > the LAN side I have all users connected on one switch which is
>> > connected to the router.
>> > Is this normall for all kinds of routers (linux, bsd, etc.) with setup
>> > like mine to behave like this or is it just my router setup?
>> > Regards,
>> > Sasa
>> Made a mistake in the post:
>> "BUT if I move server from LAN to DMZ..."
>> should be
>> "BUT if I move server from DMZ to LAN...#
> If you mean that bandwidth between 2 boxes on
> one switch is higher than that between 2 boxes
> connected to different NICs on some server, then
> that's absolutely normal and expected. No server
> can match the speed of a Cisco, and no Cisco can
> match the speed of a cheap unmanaged switch.
> If you mean that ftp client and ftp server are
> connected to different NICs on the router in both
> cases (30Mbit and 100Mbit transfers), it is
> explainable, because traffic from DMZ to
> LAN usually gets a closer look than that
> from LAN to LAN. You might or might not get
> better performance with FreeBSD as the router.
Thank you for the explanation.
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