Speed Testing and Throughput testing

Andreas Ott andreas at naund.org
Mon Nov 2 17:27:59 CST 2009


Hello,

On Mon, Nov 02, 2009 at 03:56:56PM -0600, Mark Urbach wrote:
> Anyone have a good solution to get "accurate" speed results when
> testing at 10/100/1000 Ethernet speeds?

iperf. Check 

    http://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog43/abstracts.php?pt=MjkmbmFub2c0Mw==&nm=nanog43

and 

    http://www.merit.edu/mail.archives/nanog/2009-03/threads.html#00388

> Do you have a server/software that customer can test too?

You can set up your own iperf server on your net, or install the
server side parts of the browser based software from 'speedtest.net'
    http://speedtest.net/mini.php
Note: IMHO that one has issues selecting the correct test based on
the perceived RTT and will deliver misleading results sometime.

-andreas
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Andreas Ott      K6OTT               andreas at naund.org




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