Network performance utility query!

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at gmail.com
Mon Oct 20 15:36:05 UTC 2008


On Mon, 2008-10-20 at 12:19 +0100, Dan Track wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 11:51 AM, Max Pyziur <pyz at brama.com> wrote:
> >
> > IPTraf?
> >
> >> From the Description:
> >
> > IPTraf is a console-based network monitoring utility.  IPTraf gathers
> > data like TCP connection packet and byte counts, interface statistics
> > and activity indicators, TCP/UDP traffic breakdowns, and LAN station
> > packet and byte counts.  IPTraf features include an IP traffic monitor
> > which shows TCP flag information, packet and byte counts, ICMP
> > details, OSPF packet types, and oversized IP packet warnings;
> > interface statistics showing IP, TCP, UDP, ICMP, non-IP and other IP
> > packet counts, IP checksum errors, interface activity and packet size
> > counts; a TCP and UDP service monitor showing counts of incoming and
> > outgoing packets for common TCP and UDP application ports, a LAN
> > statistics module that discovers active hosts and displays statistics
> > about their activity; TCP, UDP and other protocol display filters so
> > you can view just the traffic you want; logging; support for Ethernet,
> > FDDI, ISDN, SLIP, PPP, and loopback interfaces; and utilization of the
> > built-in raw socket interface of the Linux kernel, so it can be used
> > on a wide variety of supported network cards.
> >
> >
> > fyi,
> >
> > MP
> > pyz at brama.com
> >
> >
> > On Mon, 20 Oct 2008, Dan Track wrote:
> >
> >> Hi
> >>
> >> Does anyone know of a program that I can use to test network
> >> performance. I've got to devices one linux and the other windows, I'd
> >> like to see if the linux device is getting nearly the max 100Mbit of
> >> performance when sending data to the windows box. Any thoughts?
> >>
> >> Thanks
> >> Dan
> >>
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> But that's only for monitoring isn't it? I need something that would
> generate the traffic aswell. Any thoughts?

ftp an iso image.

poc




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