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How can iperf reporting packet loss in udp

Iperf is the well known tool to calculate throughput. When i tried udp throughput using iperf on my linuxpc, It reported that 10% of packet loss. In UDP protocol, data gram did not receice any ...
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iperf3 UDP not reliable with iptables drop random

I'm performing some local test on my network with iperf3 using UDP connections between 2 Ubuntu 18.04 hosts. But it seems that the UDP iperf3 connections it is not robust to support a random packet ...
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Low bandwidth when Iperfing data thorugh IPSEC tunnel

We have two server connected next to each other. When we're iperfing each other through 'simple' physical interaces - we're getting ~5GB/S of bandwidth. But when im sending traffic through tunneled (...
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How can I use an iperf output and only grep Interval and Bandwidth?

I am trying to get the output from the command iperf -c 10.0.0.1 -t 3600 -i 2 And only need the Interval and bandwidth fields listed for the entire hour of logging. I haven't used grep or awk in ...
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How test OpenVPN speed using iPerf on Ubuntu

I try to load test my server with OpenVPN for determine maximum speed. To remove all network limitation i want to use iPerf on local network connection. Im install on Ubuntu 16.04 openvpn server and ...
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Undefined iperf3 ports?

I am trying to identify all of the ports affiliated with an iperf3 UDP session and am noticing that the TCP handshaking uses an undefined(?) port on the iperf3 server. Is there a way to specify all ...
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Iperf2 capture received promiscous mode traffic Not Multicast

I want to capture all traffic in my Iperf server that I listen for promiscously, even if I am not the intended IP. I know you can do this with Multicast addresses, but I do not want to follow that ...
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The FastNetMon client why not show the Incoming and Outgoing traffic?

I use VMWare created two VMs on my Windows Server. two VM all are CentOS-7.2. My FastNetMon version is bellow: /opt/fastnetmon/fastnetmon --version Version: 1.1.3 master git-...
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I test the Iperf failed

In my Server(CentOS7.2, address is 103.193.202.2), I run the iperf server: # iperf -u -s ------------------------------------------------------------ Server listening on UDP port 5001 Receiving 1470 ...
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ieprf vs iperf3 metrics does not match

I am not a network expert but I was measuring the network between to physical hosts using iperf and I got different results depending of the version I was using. Server configuration: CPU: ...
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How to measure bandwidth per cpu utilization [closed]

I'm trying to measure efficiency of the networking system and looking for a tool that either allows to limit max bandwidth for each test or, ideally, limit cpu utilization. At the end I need to have ...
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Can ARP expire mid iperf connection?

If one runs an iperf connection between a node 'A' and a node 'B' is it possible that the arp entry expires from one of the nodes. [I have a simple mininet topology and while running an iperf ...
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What is happening if I am running iperf without a specified iperf server running?

I occasionally run iperf on my network, with only the -c pointing to an interface IP address, but no server running anywhere. What is happening when I run this? I can see network bandwidth increase to ...
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UDP traffic loss on all interfaces

I've encountered a problem UDP traffic loss in between two servers. Host A hardware is:Supermicro X11SSL-F v1.01 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1270 v5 @ 3.60GHz 32GiB DIMM DDR4 Synchronous 2400 MHz ...
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Low network speed with small packets

Using iperf3 to test the network with --length 1000 --no-delay: iperf3 --interval 1 --time 3 --no-delay --length 1000 --parallel 100 --client 10.0.0.3 Result: [SUM] 0.00-3.00 sec 835 MBytes ...
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iperf bandwidth less than interface speed

I used linux bonding driver to bond 2 NICs in mode 6 in client PC. ethtool ethX shows speed =1000 ethtool bond0 shows speed =2000 but when i use iperf bandwidth of eth0 = 934Mbps bandwidth of eth1 ...
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How to increase bandwidth of bonding interface in mode 6?

I am new to Linux Bonding Driver. I have configured a bond in mode 6 which combines 2 ethernet interfaces. Their individual bandwidth is 937Mbps and 700 Mbps. But when both the interfaces are up, the ...
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What's the operation about iperf udp

I'm trying to doing some bandwidth test by run iperf on my device, My Network Max Bandwith is 100 Mbps (test by speed test CLI - https://github.com/sivel/speedtest-cli) And I ran the iperf UDP ...
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Why multicast UDP can be slower than unicast UDP?

I have two machines (with Centos 7.3 on both) connected via 1G switch. When I measure UDP thoughput between macines with iperf it gives about 850 Mbit/s. However when I measure multicast UDP thoughput ...
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LACP bond work intermittently on Cisco N5000

Our clients are using Centos 7.1 and 7.3. They are two 10GB card bonded to make a 20GB link. Each of the network card is connected to a pair of Cisco N5000 switch. While running cp or iperf, I can see ...
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What network setting could impact iperf3 results?

I am making some bandwidth tests to set a baseline for some other tests and I have a behaviour I cannot understand. The tests are done with iperf3 on Linux (with and without -R to get both up- and ...
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Measuring effectiveness of qdisc

I am trying to set the incoming and outgoing bandwidth of a particular interface. I set the outgoing bandwidth in the following way. sudo tc qdisc add dev f30e888e9a857_c handle 1: root htb default ...
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slow single connection between two otherwise fast machines

I'm having trouble with larger file transfers from one of our virtual servers to our office network. The virtual server acts as a VPN server, therefore we call it "VPN", but the usage of VPN is not of ...
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How to set the UDP Packet Size with iperf3?

How to set the UDP Packet Size with iperf3? The flag "-M" does not work with iperf3. Is there an alternative?
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IPERF 2.0.8/2.0.9 in Windows - "connect failed: Connection refused

I've been using iperf for some time but at present day i need to use the birectional test using -d or -r in the iperf command. The thing is that i always have "Connect failed: Connection refused" when ...
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Why the bandwidth is not ~10G?

I originally posted on "Network Engineering", but I was told to ask here. I have 2 servers connected with 10G cable between them directly. I need to know that the connection is good and it has indeed ...
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iperf3 error - unable to create a new stream: permission denied

I am new to using iperf but others in my company use it but today it is acting strangely. From the server: iperf3 -s which results in cmd showing: Server listening on 5201. From the client: iperf3 --...
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What's the default TCP window size of iperf3?

Does anyone know what's the default TCP window size for iperf3? It is not mentioned in the manual and I also can't find it in the output, when running a test.
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Iperf3 keeps hanging when running UDP test

I wrote a Python program that runs iperf3 in a for loop with different datagram sizes. I am using Python's subprocess.call function to run iperf3 like this: iperf3 -u -c 185.82.21.60 -b 100M -t 5 -l ...
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Segmentation fault when running nuttcp inside Docker

I am measuring the UDP throughput between two Docker containers that are connected by Docker's native overlay network. I already used iperf but also want to measure the throughput with nuttcp. But ...
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Right way of measuring overlay network performance

I am currently examining the performance (especially UDP throughput) of different Docker overlay networks. I do this by creating point-to-point connections between two hosts that are connected with a ...
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iperf actual send rate always lower than the expected target bandwidth until some equilibrium reached. Why?

I did an UDP iperf 2.0.5-Ubuntu test between two VMs on the same hypervisor. As can be seen in the iperf output below I started my first test with "-b 686M" flag. However, iperf reported that it was ...
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How slow can be a QCOW2 vm disk (proxmox/KVM) over NFS (dedicated 1Gbit)?

I'm running 3 proxmox 3.4 nodes using NFS shared storage with a dedicated 1GB network switch. root@lnxvt10:~# pveversion pve-manager/3.4-11/6502936f (running kernel: 2.6.32-43-pve) root@lnxvt10:~# ...
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Strange iperf3 behaviour with UDP streams

I am using iperf3 verson 3.0.11 to measure the throughput of a UDP stream between two virtual machines. The virtual machines are deployed via OpenStack. Of the physical hosts, one is located in ...
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No package iperf3 available CentOS

I'm trying to install iperf3 on a server to run some tests... Unfortunately I cannot. What do I need to do? Enable a repo or download a rpm file with wget? [root@localhost hodor]# yum install iperf3 ...
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Iperf Tcp Client and Server

I'd really like to know why the bandwith in the client is higher than the server, i can´t find the answer explaining why this happens. Thank you, Tiago Melancia Values of the bandwidth: Client ...
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Why is Apache2 serving as an iperf server?

My Question: Does anybody know why an apache2 server can act as an iperf server? I thought that an apache2 server does only answer HTTP requests. My Situation: I accidentally realized that an apache2 ...
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Network Traffic fluctuating, even with loopback

I am using iperf tool to benchmark my network interfaces on two identical machines (Dell Blade Server M620). Both have given different results. On 1st machine, I ran server and clients as: Server ==>...
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iperf shows 200Mb when host is the client, but 900Mb when it is the server

On host 'abc' I run: iperf -s -w 256k On host 'xyz' I run: iperf -c -w 256k And I get 900Mb. When I reverse the commands, making 'abc' the client, I get 200Mb. This means that abc's upload speed ...
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Is iperf valid to measure network performance?

We are investigating performance issues in one of our software deployment between our application servers (Windows) and our Redis instances (Linux). On a 10 Gbits/s link single TCP connections can ...
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How to fix the amount of bandwidth of iperf in tcp mode?

I'm working on some experiments about my master's degree project. I'm studying some load-balancers (I'm not supposed to cite them here) and the aim is to get for each bandwidth the cpu % usage of a ...
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Network connection slow to server, only from one device

I have looked around, but there doesn't seem to be anyone with the same problem. I am getting almost no connection from my console (laptop) to one of my servers (Raspberry Pi 2 B) . All other ...
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Extreme UDP packet loss at 300Mbit (14%), but TCP > 800Mbit w/o retransmits

I have a linux box I use as the iperf3 client, testing 2 identically equipped Windows 2012 R2 server boxes with Broadcom BCM5721, 1Gb adapters (2 ports, but only 1 used for the test). All machines are ...
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Troubleshooting poor point to point (over internet) bandwidth between two machines

My problem started out as poor bandwidth between a 64 bit Win 7 Home OpenVPN server in location A (Northern Europe) and a Win 7 or Linux Client in location B (Southern Europe). Location A has FTTC ...
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Simulation of TX/RX Drop

I'm trying to get the "TX/RX Drop" values to increase. I've tried dropping packets using both iperf and iptables but the statistics aren't increasing even when packets are being dropped. Is there a ...
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Is it possible to test throughput without server cooperation?

To measure throughput between two points in a network using iperf, you have to run iperf at one point in server mode. My question is, is there a tool I can use to measure this bandwidth without ...
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Teaming two NIC: iperf shows 200MB/s downloads but only 100MB/s upload

I have: One client with two 1000Mbps NICs, teamed using round-robin method One master with a 10Gbps NIC They are connected with a Huawei 10G switch (S5700). Then I ran iperf -s on master and iperf -...
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my iperf connection test client side keeps showing connection refused

I am trying to setup an iperf test but the client side keeps getting connection refused message. Server side: ubuntu@webserver1:~$ iperf -s -----------------------------------------------------------...
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Slow local area network speeds

Updated on 2014-10-09 Disclaimer This question is similar to Unexplained slow gigabit network speeds but because the latter is still unanswered after 5 years, and that I think I'm able to add more ...
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There's huge gap between two results for iperf

I used iperf -c FOO_NODE -t 120 -i 10 to test the network with the other node FOO_NODE, sometimes I get the result like: [ ID] Interval Transfer Bandwidth [ 3] 0.0-10.0 sec 3.75 MBytes ...