Freezed download via Wanproxy

Ivan Pizhenko ivan.pizhenko at
Tue Mar 6 18:02:53 PST 2018

Hi Eliezer,

I am trying to achieve this test passing for Wanproxy. I am
insterested in doing this exactly with Wanproxy, not any other
In this case, HTTP is used as sample, the thing should work regardless
to any application-level protocol.
It must work on the TCP/IP connection level.

WBR, Ivan.

2018-03-06 3:33 GMT+02:00 Eliezer Croitoru <eliezer at>:
> Hey Ivan,
> Can you give more details on what you want to achieve  eventually?
> Are you trying to achieve a specific goal from one of the options WanProxy
> offers?
> Depends on the relevant protocol you will use wanproxy for like http you
> might have another more suitable solution ready to use.
> There are couple other ways\proxies that offers TCP connections optimization
> but it's very important to be very specific on your goals since a "catch
> all" solution is not going to help you to resolve a specific issue.
> Let me know if I might be able to try and help you.
> Eliezer
> * if you have tried other ideas then WanProxy let me know which
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> Ivan Pizhenko
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> Subject: Freezed download via Wanproxy
> Hi,
> I am making some tests with Wanproxy to understand how much it is
> stable and reliable. I am using latest Wanproxy code from Github and
> work on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with kernel 4.13 and all latest updates.
> I have conducted following simple test:
> I have installed locally Apache 2 HTTP Server and put some large file
> into the document root. Then I have configured, also locally, "client"
> and "server" Wanproxy similar to how it is described in examples
> section on, but without ssh tunnel between them, to proxy
> Apaches's HTTP port. Then I have used wget to download that large file
> through "client" Wanproxy. It worked fine but slower than direct
> download from Apache. Then I have tried to do the same thing but  I
> have shut down "server" Wanproxy somewhere in the middle of download.
> The download has freezed, the were no further progress. When I have
> restarted "server" Wanproxy, the download did not resume. When I shut
> down client Wanproxy, wget showed error like "connection refused" and
> exited.
> I would expect that when "server" Wanproxy went down, "client" one
> would disconnect clients connected to it to indicate that upstream
> link is broken, if not immediately, then after some reasonable
> timeout. Is there a way to achieve something like this with Wanproxy?
> If not, what changes to Wanproxy are needed to enable such
> functionality?
> Ivan.
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