Reeve,

   I believe this will turn out to be a VPN error. We have experienced
similair problems to both the IFS and to NT servers across VPN.  We are
using Cisco VPN 3000 from Windows 2000 pro into the AS/400 and NT. Once
we upgraded the VPN 3000 to current level and the most current version
of the VPN client the speed increased dramatically.

   While the File sharing speed was pathetic, 5250, FTP, file transfer,
web browsing and other functions worked as fast as expected. Only file
sharing was especially slow. (Sometimes 5 minutes for a 10K document).

   Hope this helps!

    - Larry

Reeve Fritchman wrote:

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> I'm experiencing extremely long response times when accessing the IFS
> through shared folders.  I'm experimenting with a couple of HTML editors
> (CoffeeCup, HomeSite) and I'm looking at >60 seconds to download a 2K HTML
> file.  My IFS isn't huge nor is it busy.
>
>>From a V5R1 820, I have a firewall, VPN, Internet/WAN connection, cable
> modem, and 1.1 gHz desktop.  There is very little running on the 820; we
> have enough memory (> 200 mb.) in *BASE and other stuff split out into a
> couple of other subsystems, etc. with 128 mb. or 256 mb.
>
> Serving HTML works fine; response is good.  I use CODE/400 (mostly) and SEU
> extensively; CODE/400 up/downloads aren't fast but they're better than IFS
> work.
>
> Is there some terrible TCP/IP default I've forgotten to change in
> OS/400-land, or am I expecting too much?
>
> Thanks,
> rf
>
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