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live netcat network throughput test

Terminal - live netcat network throughput test
nc -l -p 7777 > /dev/null
2011-01-24 00:06:45
User: kerim
live netcat network throughput test

On the another machine write this command.

pv -r /dev/zero | nc 7777

It will show live throughput between two machine.The destination machine ip is at our example

You must multiply by 8 for the network calculation.

You must install pv and netcat commands for this commands usage.




There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
iperf -s
2011-01-24 07:58:38
User: forcefsck

On the machine acting like a server, run:

iperf -s

On the machine acting like a client, run:

iperf -c ip.add.re.ss

where ip.add.re.ss is the ip or hostname of the server.

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dd if=/dev/zero bs=1M count=1000 | nc 7777

And now need to do any maths with it all :)

Comment by DaveQB 252 weeks and 4 days ago

I add +1 vote for this because the topic is: "netcat" and I think is a good example how to use netcat on Linux...

Comment by 0disse0 244 weeks and 5 days ago

Your point of view

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