Slow Download of HDF files using urllib

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Slow Download of HDF files using urllib

by theo_g » Mon Feb 26, 2024 6:27 pm America/New_York

I'm usually using python's urllib to download MODIS files from the Earth Data server ( This always used to work nicely. Today, I noticed, however, that only the download for the xml files is working. The download for the hdf files is just hanging for ever (or became ultra slow). I tried this on different platforms, so it's definitely not a problem of my internet connection. When I download the files directly from the server (for example it works smoothly.

Did anything change to the server in the last month to explain this?


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Re: Slow Download of HDF files using urllib

by LP DAAC - lien » Tue Feb 27, 2024 9:10 am America/New_York

Good Morning,
Could you send us you script and we can take a look to see what may be going on. I can't think of any changes on that may have caused this.

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