Thanks again for your help with this.
I've run 500 pings (-c 500 -i 0) in both directions, and got zero loss.
Ill try running tcpdump on both servers, and re-testing to check the segments.
Swapping the servers would be extremely difficult ;) (They are over 1000k's apart, and one is in an unmanned(majority of the time) data centre.
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> Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 01:38:40 -0300
> Subject: Re: iperf / ftp / http TCP poor performance in one direction (UDP good)
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
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> On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 1:16 AM, Guido Martínez <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Did you check if A acknowledges every received segment?
> Sorry, what I meant by this is if every sent segment from B reaches A.
> You can run an instance of wireshark on each host to check this.
> Basically you need to check for packet loss at high speeds (ping could
> be of use if you set the interval to 0).
> TCP Dup ACKs are likely caused by packet loss.
> TCP segment of a reassembled PDU is something Wireshark adds since it
> interprets a bit about application layer protocols, and I think it's
> not a reason to worry (I could have understood this wrong, I just
> looked it up).
> If it's easy, you could also try swapping the location of the hosts,
> to see if the problem is on the hosts, or on the link.
> Hope it helps and post more info if you find any.
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