Subject: Re: speeding up ssh?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Aaron J. Grier <email@example.com>
Date: 03/28/2003 19:28:45
On Sat, Mar 29, 2003 at 03:31:11AM +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> I have two slow machines (a SS4 and a SS5) that I want to run ssh between.
> What knobs can I turn to speed this up:
> smaug# time ssh -1 vulab1 date
> Sat Mar 29 03:38:21 CET 2003
> 4.049u 0.322s 1:24.69 5.1% 0+0k 0+18io 0pf+0w
> This is not in a security-critical environment, so turning off encryption
> or using very short keys would be ok.
recompile libcrypto (and statically-linked associated apps) with flags
appropriate for your processor (cpuflags should have good idea). gave
2x speedup on my sparc.
shorten sshd.conf ServerKeyBits.
Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." | firstname.lastname@example.org
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