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Windows 2003 File Shares Speed up

Posted on 2011-09-19
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I have a windows 2003 file server with a md1000 storage connected with perc 5/e
We get about 250mb/s read/write locally
when we test over the network from a client machine, i'm getting something like 45mb/s reads and 20mb/s write.
is there a way to speed up my file server on windows 2003?

thanks.
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'Easiest' thing to do is upgrade to Windows 2008 or newer and Windows Vista or newer. The SMBv2 protocol does a lot better in terms of network throughput over both LAN and WAN.
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update all your firmware on the PERC and MD1000.  What kind of switches do you have in place
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we have dell 5424 powerconnect switches. All firmware are uptodate.
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worked much faster with 2008
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