Windows UDP packet generator software?

Larry Blunk ljb at
Thu Dec 22 20:20:56 UTC 2011

On 12/22/2011 02:36 PM, Sean Harlow wrote:
> iperf might be able to do what you need and there are Windows builds available, but I'm not sure if it has a mode where it's not flooding the network trying to test maximum speed.  Is there a reason that standard ICMP pings aren't appropriate if you just want packet loss info?  Obviously every platform worth using has ping built in.
> ----------
> Sean Harlow
> sean at

  In UDP mode, iperf sends at 1 Mbps by default.  You change
the rate with the -b flag.   There's an iperf-2.0.5-cygwin
build floating around for Windows.

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