FTP Server Drive Set Up

Hewlett-packard / Xw6200
February 5, 2009 at 18:58:26
Specs: Windows XP, Dual Xeon Processor & 2GB RAM
I want to set up an ftp server using windows XP. I have the capabilities of using SCSI Drives, SATA, Or IDE Hard Drives. I was thinking of using 1 - SCSI of 72.8GB and image it as my master. Then use 2 - 500GB Drives (IDE or SATA) as slaves for all my files. I wanted to know if it would be better to use a regular 250GB (IDE or SATA) drive as my master then use maybe 2 - 146GB SCSI. Only problem with that is I won't have as much space in this scenario, but would it work better to tranfer files threw the ftp server. Basically I need to know for the purpose of tranfering data should I have the SCSI drives for Storage or for XP. Any recommendations would be appreciated.

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February 5, 2009 at 19:14:05
FTP server uses almost no OS resources. The FTP serving the data is what needs the most transfer speed. This assumes you have some amount of uplink speed. Otherwise this is all a waste. The weak link is normally the uplink.

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February 5, 2009 at 19:24:42
That's True. Im not sure how fast my Cable Internet is. I do have a Dual NIC with 10/100/1000Mbps capability aside that I can use, but it all depends on my connection speed correct?

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