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Slow upload speed to fetch (2 posts)

  • Started 11 months ago by Ben Larthe
  • Latest reply 11 months ago from Jim Matthews
  • Ben Larthe Member

    Hi.

    I am uploading a large file to an FTP server using fetch (5GB) and it is uploading at around 90 kbps. I have a very good internet connection and having done a test on speedtest.net and I am being told my upload speed is 64 mbps. I understand that the speed may also be dependent on the server you are uploading to but I was hoping for much faster than 90 kbps as at that rate the file will take 16 hours to upload.

    Please can you advise as to why it is so slow.

    Thank you.

    Posted 11 months ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    Hi,

    First of all, I should note that Fetch reports speeds in bytes, while speedtest.net (and similar sites) reports speeds in bits. So to make a comparison you want to multiply the Fetch number by 8 (since there are 8 bits in a byte).

    That said, there's still a huge (90x) difference between 720kbps and 64mbps. Fetch tries to upload files as fast as the server will accept them, so that's where I'd look next.

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 11 months ago #

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