[Dshield] Any reaonable way to measure connectivity speed?....

Maarten dshield.org at plekje.net
Wed Mar 31 04:24:13 GMT 2004


I have found a great utility to do something like this. It is called prtg and 
comes from paessler.com. It reads via SNMP the bytes send/received and 
calculated the bandwith used. Works on any available SNMP machine (routers, 
switches, servers etc.)

regards,
Maarten


-----Original Message-----
From: Bob Hillegas <bobhillegas at houston.rr.com>
To: list at dshield.org
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2004 20:29:24 -0600
Subject: [Dshield] Any reaonable way to measure connectivity speed?....

> I'm telecommuting from Texas to Tennesee. I have noticed this past
> weekend a large loss of throughput. Is there any way on a linux box to
> quantify connectivity? I would like to know where the slowdown occurs.
> In absence of being able to do that, I would like to be able to quantify
> what I am subjectively seeing in screen responsiveness so that I can
> know if changes I make are helping, hurting, or neutral.
> 
> Thanks, BobH
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