[svlug] ssh.com's ssh versus OpenSSH

Aaron T Porter atporter at primate.net
Tue Oct 14 11:42:18 PDT 2003


On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 11:24:35AM -0700, Mike Castle wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 11:08:11AM -0700, Robert Khachikyan wrote:
> > These computers I'm concerned with are all over the globe...ranging
> > from South America to Africa to India to China...you get the picture...
> > So bandwidth is a real challenge.....otherwise, rsync would have been
> > my first choice.
> 
> Rsync is one of the better low-bandwidth protocols out there.  It's
> designed for situations like that.  Should definitely be the choice
> where you have any chance of the connection dropping.

	rsync is quite chatty. Over high latency, or asymmetric links, a
plain scp really can be faster.




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