nc -l -p 7777 > /dev/null

live netcat network throughput test

On the another machine write this command. pv -r /dev/zero | nc 192.168.1.1 7777 It will show live throughput between two machine.The destination machine ip is at our example 192.168.1.1 You must multiply by 8 for the network calculation. You must install pv and netcat commands for this commands usage. kerim@bayner.com http://www.bayner.com/
Sample Output
[11.3MB/s]

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By: kerim
2011-01-24 00:06:45

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  • 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. Show Sample Output


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    forcefsck · 2011-01-24 07:58:38 0

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Or dd if=/dev/zero bs=1M count=1000 | nc 192.168.1.1 7777 And now need to do any maths with it all :)
DaveQB · 382 weeks 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...
0disse0 · 374 weeks ago

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