Your best friend for file transfer.Fetch
Slow speed when I shall put files (2 posts)
- Started 2 months ago by Ketil
- Latest reply 2 months ago from Jim Matthews
Hi! I have Fetch v 5.7.3. I have had Fetch some year and I like the software very well.
But the put speed are so slow. No I should put 18 MB to my site via Fetch, and Fetch will spend 60 minutes to do that.
My LAN speed are 24MB download and 5MB upload.
How can I increase the speed in Fetch. Can I do something in the configuration for this?
Jim Matthews Administrator
Fetch tries to upload as fast as your network connection and the server will allow. I should mention that ISPs list speeds in bits per second, while Fetch reports them in bytes per second, and there are 8 bits in a byte, so 5Mbit/second is 0.625Mbyte/second. Still, 60 minutes is a very long time for an 18MB file. My Internet connection is also rated at 5Mbit/second for uploads, and I just used Fetch to upload an 18MB file in 26 seconds.
I suspect that the problem is with the server, or with an Internet link between your ISP and the server. If network packets are being lost somewhere between your Mac and the server that would explain why the transfers are so slow.
If you are comfortable with network troubleshooting tools like ping you could investigate this yourself. Otherwise I'd advise talking to your ISP and the server administrator.
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