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 From:  w dot plein at gmail dot com
 To:  Alex Neuman van der Hans <alex at nkpanama dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] RE: RE : [m0n0wall] outlook -> exchange problem
 Date:  Sun, 19 Feb 2006 20:04:03 -0800
At 05:38 PM 2/19/2006, Alex Neuman van der Hans wrote:
>True, I once had a similar problem with SQL Servers not replicating well 
>with each other. Turns out both were on DSL links, and behind firewalls - 
>and strange stuff was happening to packets, with both the DSL providers 
>and the firewall vendor collectively pointing their fingers at everybody else.
>I used DRTCP (http://dslreports.com/drtcp/) to reduce the MTU to 1430 at 
>each side and Presto! - everything's been working perfectly since then.


This should be an FAQ:

"When using any Microsoft file sharing, MS-SQL or MS Remote Desktop 
protocols, if having slowdowns or problems especially with VPN or PPOE, 
reduce your MTU and try again."

Bill Plein
w dot plein at gmail dot com