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throughput measurement with iperf

posted on 2016-09-12 13:32

In short:

  • iperf -s start the server on node 1
  • iperf -c <node2_ip_or_dns> connects node 2 to node 1 and starts the test

Example:

root@server1:~# iperf -s
------------------------------------------------------------
Server listening on TCP port 5001
TCP window size: 85.3 KByte (default)
------------------------------------------------------------
[  4] local 188.64.57.149 port 5001 connected with 158.181.55.4 port 24169
[ ID] Interval       Transfer     Bandwidth
[  4]  0.0-10.0 sec   761 MBytes   636 Mbits/sec

and

sjas@server2~$ iperf -c server1
------------------------------------------------------------
Client connecting to server1, TCP port 5001
TCP window size: 85.0 KByte (default)
------------------------------------------------------------
[  3] local 10.20.1.14 port 44928 connected with 188.64.57.149 port 5001
[ ID] Interval       Transfer     Bandwidth
[  3]  0.0-10.0 sec   761 MBytes   638 Mbits/sec

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