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I want to test the max speed of my VPN(pptp) server, so I plan to download something from one

server by VPN, At first, I think the server need to supply a high speed(30M) for client, who

can tell me how to do this, thanks!

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I sometimes use iperf to test network bandwidth and speed. You can grab it at Here is a short tutorial on using it:

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PS If you are going to use this make sure you don't have any firewalls blocking. IPerf needs to go on both ends. The firewall thing has tripped me up sometimes – PDI Dec 22 '10 at 5:00
thanks! it is very useful! – larry Dec 22 '10 at 6:21

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