[csw-maintainers] High Performance SSH (HPN - SSH)

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Mon Feb 13 10:13:00 CET 2012

Hi Yann,

Am 11.02.2012 um 18:10 schrieb Yann Rouillard:
> I also compiled and put in my experimental repository an (experimental) openssh package compiled with the High Performance patches applied:
> http://www.psc.edu/networking/projects/hpn-ssh/
> You can easily install them with the following commands:
> pkgutil -t http://buildfarm.opencsw.org/opencsw/experimental/yann -U
> pkgutil -t http://buildfarm.opencsw.org/opencsw/experimental/yann -i openssh openssh_client
> I made some tests and noted a sligh improvement in a localhost scp test with (30 MB/s -> 35 Mb/s). However according to the website, HPN SSH should not make a lot of difference in a local network but rather across the internet. If someone could help to do some more test, it would be great.
> Note that there is currently a problem with the multi-threaded cipher and forking so I will probably not enable this cipher in the end unless this problem is solved.

This is excellent news, especially with the recent enhancements to the OpenSSL package!
Thanks Yann :-)

Best regards

  -- Dago

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