Topic "unnecessary limitations for parallel transfers"

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Donestefan_

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Hi,

I enabled the options "transfer each file individually on background" and "Transfer on backgroud by default".
This can speed up webdav transfers significantly, by starting multiple transfers in parallel.

My problem is that parallel transfers means "starting multiple queue jobs". It does not mean "parallel transfer of multiple files in a single queue job".

Here is how you can reproduce the problem:

select multiple files (no folders) and transfer them to a webdav server -> multiple queue jobs are created -> parallel transfers are possible -> fast

Put the same files in a single folder and transfer this folder to the same webdav server -> single queue job created -> no parallel transfers possible -> slow

Would you mind adding an option "create a separate queue job for every file" to WinSCP? This would make it possible to use parallel transfers that only depend on the number of files and not on the number of queue jobs.
With this you also get a better overview, since you can see how many transfers in the queue are active and how many are waiting.
With multiple files in a single queue you only see the active transfers (and not the ones waiting).

I'm using WINSCP 5.7.7 on Win7_64bit with webdavs to a https://www.free-hidrive.com/ Account.

Let me know what you think Smile
martin
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I'm not sure I really understand your request.
But I believe you ask for this:
https://winscp.net/tracker/show_bug.cgi?id=875
donestefan
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prikryl wrote:


You are Right. I thought you would need to add a new setting. But, of cause, making the existing "Transfer each file individually in background" option work with folders would do the job just fine...

Thanks and keep up the good work Very Happy
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