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 From:  Lonnie Abelbeck <lists at lonnie dot abelbeck dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall List <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Cc:  Adam Gibson <agibson at ptm dot com>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Upgrading to 1.3b3 over slow link issue
 Date:  Thu, 9 Aug 2007 11:13:35 -0500
On Aug 9, 2007, at 9:33 AM, Adam Gibson wrote:

> Michael Iedema wrote:
>> Adam,
>>> I was upgrading from 1.231.  It appears that after about 5  
>>> minutes or so
>>> the monowall system ends the transmission with a FIN packet.  The  
>>> upload
>>> speed was around 12 to 15KBytes/sec.  I tried messing with the  
>>> timeouts
>>> in PHP but I still did not get it to work.  I uploaded it over  
>>> the LAN
>>> and it worked.  The filesystem was not full either so that was  
>>> not it.
> --- CUT ---
>> I ran into this same thing. It's a hard timeout in the webserver,  
>> mini
>> httpd. It can be changed but you would need to recompile mini httpd
>> and create a new m0n0wall image with that binary.
> Thanks for the information.  Unfortunately it is too late at this  
> point for currently deployed systems.
> Does anyone know if this is something that might be changed in the  
> future?  It is a shame needing to go to a remote site to upgrade  
> the firmware because of the mini httpd hard timeout setting.

Are you remotely connecting via HTTP/SSL or via PPTP?

I have updated many m0n0walls remotely, but always using PPTP.   
Possibly this would make a difference?