Fwd: RE: [VPN] ADSL VPN

Siddhartha Jain losttoy2000 at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Mar 8 01:11:03 EST 2003


 --- Mauricio OLIVEIRA
<Mauricio.OLIVEIRA at internationalsos.com> wrote: >
From: Mauricio OLIVEIRA
> <Mauricio.OLIVEIRA at internationalsos.com>
> To: "'Siddhartha Jain'" <losttoy2000 at yahoo.co.uk>
> Subject: RE: [VPN] ADSL VPN
> Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2003 10:55:27 -0500 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I have done some monitoring on the wan interfaces of
> botyh firewalls, I
> found no congestion either on this side or the
> remote sie, which leads me to
> believe I should now be speaking  with the ISP about
> the internet traffic on
> their network to us.
> Plus there is also the contention ratio to take in
> consideration as the VPN
> slows down quite a bit after 11.30 in the morning.
> Also prior to setting up the VPN the pings were very
> good and stable.
> One of the citrix apps works fine actually, and so
> does e-mail and the
> internet connection on the office.
> Sun and two other apps through citrix are the
> problem.
> From what I have read on the internet so far,
> apparently setting up a VPN
> using ADSL is not actually a good idea for
> applications, obviously a leased
> would be better, and much more expensive....
> Now the ADSL line is not working that well I have to
> redirect all citrix
> traffic through the ISDN line while keeping the ADSL
>  as well. This is
> proving a major problem and I havent got a clue how
> I will get this working
> now...
> Not a good week....... 
> 
> Mauricio.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Siddhartha Jain
> [mailto:losttoy2000 at yahoo.co.uk]
> Sent: Friday, March 07, 2003 6:16 AM
> To: Mauricio OLIVEIRA
> Subject: Re: [VPN] ADSL VPN
> 
> 
> Do some bandwidth utilization analysis. There are
> plenty of freeware (MRTG) or commercial tools to do
> this. What is the ping response time between the two
> VPN peers without the tunnel? What is the bandwidth
> a
> typical Citric session requires? I think answer to
> these questions should resolve your problem.
> 
> Siddhartha
> 
> 
>  --- Mauricio OLIVEIRA
> <Mauricio.OLIVEIRA at internationalsos.com> wrote: > 
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I have just setup a VPN between London and
> Rotterdam
> > using an ADSL line on
> > one end and a 256k leased line on the other.I have
> 2
> > checkpoint firewall
> > devices on each office, it all works. My problem
> is
> > for users runing
> > applications over the network, in particular
> citrix
> > to connect to a Sun
> > server. Its absolutely crawling! When I ping
> between
> > the offices its always
> > one reply one time-out and the ping times go up
> and
> > down... Is there
> > anything I can do to speed up application access
> > across the network?
> > Any advice would be appreciated...
> > 
> > Thanks.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Mauricio Oliveira
> > 
> > 
> > 
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