[ILUG] SSH bandwidth usage.
Niall O Broin
niall at linux.ie
Wed Mar 30 15:11:33 IST 2005
On 30 Mar 2005, at 14:37, Jason Corcoran wrote:
> For all you network guru's.
> I have a cygwin setup in wok and I ssh into a box behind a smoothwall
> Now, I have heard the terms network usage policy etc being batted
> around at work lately and I was wondering given that I just run mutt
> on the machine at home what would the average bandwidth uses yr? and
> are there ways to trim it down.
> IT guy's here are sound but if I was sucking load of bandwidth up I
> reckon I will be getting an email :)
ssh + mutt would be a very low user of bandwidth compared to web
browsing, or email with big attachments. However, the term "network
usage policy" generally refers to what the network is being used for,
rather than how much of it you use. You might find that those nasty
Linux packets will be banned :-)
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