I am a LogMeIn Pro user and an Hamachi Commercial user. I find drives mapped using Hamachi extremely slow to use - to the extent that even a directory listing is a pain to wait for. LogMeIn file transfer by comparison is nice and quick.
The Hamachi connection is 'Relayed' and I have set the preferences to use a single UDP port, the same on each PC. When I hover over the connection it says the Tunnel is 'xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:443,TCP' - Shouldn't this say UDP rather than TCP, with the way I have it set up?
If I ping the connection from each end I get reply times oftypically 40ms, with occasional values of up to 250ms. Is this sort of reply time typical, or indicative of a problem?
Both ends of the tunnel are on DSL internet connections of 8mbps or so.
Any advice or assistance would be most appreciated.
I have ping times of around 40ms with the occassional 100-150ms as well. One end of Hamachi is on a 3mb download/3mb upload (dedicated dual T1's) & the other end is 20mb download/2mb upload. The "best" speeds I've been able to get are 140k but it averages about 80k regularly. It seems apparent that Hamachi is aware of this speed limitation but they do not post this data anywhere. It's incredibly hard to find/get as they of course are trying to sell a product (that has a major limitation I might add).
Of all the solutions on the market for remote connections/VPN's, Hamachi is not a commercial use product for sure. I'm not sure anyone that would agree with anything under a 1MB as being ok. As several others have commented, Hamachi's speed is simply a reminder of back in 1991 when I got my first computer & was using "JUNO" for dial up. That was 18 YEARS AGO!!!!
Message Edited by sholmes717 on 08-21-2009 04:59 PM
Reluctantly, I have to agree... Hamachi isn't suitable for commercial use. It's OK as a backup perhaps, but too slow to use properly. I probably have you beaten on the 18 years ago thing, but I am not going to say by how much!
I'm willing to bet that's not an accident. LogMeIn built themselves out of Hamachi, and left Hamachi to die for the most part. I was testing out a simple remote desktop connection and it was *unsuable* it was terrible. I have more than ample bandwidth on both ends and in between. I'll be shutting down my hamachi networks and using another product (possibly setting up my own tunnels on a virtual hosted linux box I have)
Boo LogMeIn. Boo.
(used Hamachi on and off for more than 7 years - this is the first time in the last three years I tried to use it for any real use and it is horrible compared to how it was last time I used it.)
If you are sat at computer A and you want to pull a file from computer B. Regardless of if computer A is on a 10Meg or 100Meg connection. Wouldn't the transfer speed of the file be restricted to Computer B's Upload speed?