FTP transfer takes 90 seconds when file is on an NFS mounted volume

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We are seeing slowness when we try to FTP data from a RHEL 6.6 Server. FTP test results of a local disk vs. an FTP-mounted RHSS disk:

  • FTP of a 70 MB file on a local disk takes 8 seconds.
  • FTP of a 70 MB file on an NFS-mounte RHSS storage disk takes 98 seconds.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6

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