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Re: Downloading Way More Data than the Trunk Size

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 21:36:59 +0200

On 16.05.2011 21:18, Dave Schinkel wrote:
> I was given a trunk url that everyone uses here for one of our web services.
> The total trunk is only about 17mb or so. However when performing an
> checkout over vpn with Tortoise 1.6 (not that the client version matters
> here), I'm getting upwards into 300+ megabytes downloaded! What's wrong?
> How can that even happen when I'm 100% sure this is the same trunk I've
> downloaded on another virtual machine that sits inside our domain?

What's the size of your working copy?

You mentioned you're using a VPN: if you have the user GUEST active on
your server and you're using SSPI authentication to the repository, then
the authentication data easily can exceed the actual data transferred,
because SSPI always authenticates with the user that has the least
privileges first, then falls back to users with higher privileges. So
the authentication is done multiple times for every single data packet.
--> disable the GUEST user account on your server.

Stefan

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