For the project I'm working on I noticed that file transfer* speed is really bad if I'm using IIS FTP and HTTP services. I know that the last thing I should think is "it's a Windows bug", but the fact that simply by using IIS on Windows Server or by changing IIS on that Windows XP machine to FileZilla and LightHTTPd, my file transfer speeds go up twice from the original configuration, makes me go "hmmm".
Are there any limitation on IIS running on Windows XP? Any file transfer throttling or something like that?
File transfer is being done using one connection to one file. My file transfer client is the only one client connecting to the PC.
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This can be increased to a maximum of 40 via the metabase variable setting script..
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Note that a site != to a Virtual Diretory/Application, so it's rarely an issue for a programmer..