SCP Transfer Rate is Low even on 10G Newtork (Doc ID 1478953.1)

Last updated on MAY 03, 2013

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86
Generic Linux

Symptoms

Transfer rate of a file over scp is very low even on a 10G network. As an instance, a single file with a size of 10G has been transferred over scp through Infini Band cables and it is found that the transfer rate was about 40MB/s while ftp showed 247.97MB/s. 

Cause

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