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Re: rsync over ssh/nfs (was: server crashing)

On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 12:19:55 -0700, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> Are you using SSH+HPN patches?  SSH by default doesn't buffer enough
> data to saturate a high bandwidth * delay connection; also, of course,
> the crypto overhead can cause you to be CPU bound.

The crypto-overhead can be reduced by using a faster cipher, e.g.
arcfour, like this:

rsync -e 'ssh -o Ciphers=arcfour' …

This should make transfers of large amounts of data much faster (but
obviously comes with a small security penalty).


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