The speed limit maybe hits only us on the other side of the world;
almost any customer here in Europe reports that limit per single FTP stream - compared to a Download Director (http) download which can get much better results using 9 streams.

So at least this has not to do anything with the TCP buffers for us,
it seems to be a limitation of a) IBM and b) the packet latency

nevertheless i recommend to change the TCP buffers to at least 64k

-h


Am 20.11.15 um 19:24 schrieb DrFranken:
Not sure I agree with that. I download ALL my images using batch ftp on
and to an i 7.1 partition. I do have the receive buffer at 65536 but
have had it that way for years.

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