Question VPN connection

Vily_Bell

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Please tell me, I connect to the office through the VPN, but there are difficulties in working with large files.
 

mxnerd

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VPN can only be as fast as your slowest link's upload speed. You also have to factor in the speed loss caused by encryption.
 

Tech Junky

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When connected to the VPN do a speed test and see what your available BW is. Chances are it's not very high due to all other users connected at the same time and using OVPN instead of wire guard cuts the throughput in 1/2.

It depends on how your IT department configured the VPN server you're connecting to as well as the routes / links outside of the office. The links internally matter as well for getting from the VPN server to the file server.

If getting to things other than work related destinations is an issue you might be able to turn on split tunneling to exempt normal internet traffic from using the tunnel and going straight out to the internet.

Another factor could be the PC you're using to connect as it's also doing encrypt/decrypt on the packets as well.
 

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