Subject Re: [firebird-support] gbak slow on remote connection fas on local
Author Jonathan Neve
Hi Alexandre,

Alexandre Benson Smith wrote:

>Hi people !
>I have a doubt
>Client FB 1.5.2 on WinXP
>Server FB 1.5.2 SS on Linux Redhat 9
>Both on the same lan segment (100Mbps/sec)
>if I run a gbak from the client machine it runs VERY slow
>gbak server:alias alias.fbk -user sysdba -password masterkey -v -t
>I leave it running for 30 minutes and it not finishes, it has progress
>along the tables but extremely slow !
>If I run the same on the server machine
>gbak localhost:alias alias.fbk -user sysdba -password masterkey -v -t
>it runs in less than 10 seconds
Yes, I noticed the same thing. In my case, I worked around it by
automating a telnet onto the server, running the gbak through telnet,
compressing to a tgz and copying the file over again by FTP. Rather
tedious, but incredibly faster.

Best regards,
Jonathan Neve
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