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Old 06-06-2008, 02:46 AM   #1
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upload and download Bandwidth speed, in kbps


I would like to determine the upload and download speed (in kbps) of an internet connection.

But I have a few constraints:
  1. The system is in a remote location.
  2. I have only ssh access to it.
  3. It cannot run any GDM.
I could add another job to the existing cron tasks.
But how can I get accurate kbps numbers for upload and download?

So I am looking for reliable bandwidth speed testing CLI script(s).
 
Old 06-06-2008, 02:48 AM   #2
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You could try this: http://sourceforge.net/projects/iperf/
 
  


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