• Subject: Re: How long to FTP a SAVF
  • From: Scott Klement <klemscot@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2001 19:39:21 -0600 (CST)


I didn't specify DTACPR(*YES), so compression wasn't an issue.  I don't
see why the backup should be "the hard part"??

At any rate -- the point of my message was that FTP from V3R2 to V4R5 is
not slow.  He must have a network problem to contend with.


On Sun, 28 Jan 2001, Neil Palmer wrote:

> Yes - but that's comparing apples to oranges.  The hard work was running 
> the backup (especially if you specified DTACPR(*YES) causing software data 
> compression), not the transfer of the data once created.
> 
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> Scott Klement <klemscot@klements.com>
> Sent by: owner-midrange-l@midrange.com
> 2001/01/28 18:00
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>         To:     midrange-l <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
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>         Subject:        Re: How long to FTP a SAVF
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> 
> 
> I've gpt a V3R2 system, (Model 200) and a V4R5 system (Mod 270) that I
> just got on Friday.  SO I tried this.
> 
> It took me 20 minutes to create a save file on the CISC box...  that same
> SAVF took only 2 minutes to transfer w/FTP to the RISC box.  It actually
> transfers faster than saving to the SAME HARD DRIVE!! 
> 
> I'm also using a 10Mbit LAN -- the fastest that my CISC box supports (tho
> the new box will probably run 100Mbit once the old one is gone)
> 
> Not sure what you're missing -- I'm guessing that something is wrong with
> your network somewhere -- FTP in OS/400 is not the problem.
> 
> 
> On Sat, 27 Jan 2001, Leo Lefebvre wrote:
> 
> > I thought I had a good plan:
> > 1) Save to *SAVF on System 1 (V3R2), Model D60;
> > 2) FTP *SAVF to System 2 (V4R5) Model 720;
> > 3) Restore *SAVF to System2.
> > 
> > The two systems are side by side, connected through a 10 mg hub.
> > Testing the process take EXTREMELY long time.The *SAVF contains 905,985
> > records (records are 528 long). 9 hours after the start of the process
> > the job display shows only 50,000 I/Os.
> > I can FTP between my PC and the server at a much faster rate through a
> > simple modem-to-modem connection (capable of 56k).
> > 
> > What am I missing?
> > --
> > 
> > Leo Lefebvre
> > President
> > Toronto Users Group for Midrange Systems
> > Visit our home page at <http://www.tug.on.ca>
> > Ph: (416) 606-5960   ---   Fx: (416) 495-0100
> > mailto:leo@tug.on.ca
> 
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