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Old 03-28-2010, 07:32 AM   #1
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Understanding iperf?


Anyone who can help me with this command:

iperf -s -u -B <multicast address> -i 1

What does the above command means?
 
Old 03-28-2010, 08:35 AM   #2
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-s - run in server mode
-u - use UDP
-B - bind to <multicast address>
-i 1 - 1 second between bandwidth reports
 
Old 03-28-2010, 08:55 AM   #3
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May I know how is multicast address set in Linux Machine?How is it setup in server machine?
 
Old 03-28-2010, 11:20 PM   #4
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multicast address includes the addresses from 224.0.0.0 to 239.255.255.255.
You can just set e.g. iperf -s -u -B 239.0.0.1 -i 1 on server machine.
 
  


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