server 2012 r2 standard slowing file transfer speed

Hello,

I am in a time crunch to transfer a database file from a WMware WM server 2012 r2 standard to a NAS iscsi drive. The database is NTFS file.

The transfer started at 42MB/s and is gradually slowing down to a crawl. It is now at 20MB/s and the estimated time to finish is not going to be before the client gets to the office.

Is there anything I can do to speed up the file transfer without stopping the current progress?

Thanks
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GetDuplicatedAuthor Commented:
The file transfer is now down to 17MB/s
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Dirk MareSystems Engineer (Acting IT Manager)Commented:
exit or stop Anti Virus.
Change the Power profile of the server to High Performance.

DirkMare
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GetDuplicatedAuthor Commented:
thanks dirk

Inititally it appeared to speed up the transfer but wen back to slowing.

I read where disabling windows search will speed up transfer speeds.

Are you familiar with that method and do you know if it will stop the file transfer?
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Dirk MareSystems Engineer (Acting IT Manager)Commented:
Disabling the index service should not affect the Transfer but I'm not 100% sure if the indexing service or explorer service have dependencies to each other.

DirkMare
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GetDuplicatedAuthor Commented:
Thanks Dirk

I did not end up disabling the windows search service but chose to wait it out.

The all night file transfer finished 5 minutes before the client opened the doors. nick of time
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