[CentOS] Automatic network speed test and reporting

Thu Dec 12 16:46:01 UTC 2013
Andrew Holway <andrew.holway at gmail.com>

You might want to be using some kind of apache benchmark tool such as
ab. Run it every minute or so on very small files and some very large
files and it will give you the relative latency and bandwidth.

On 12 December 2013 16:22, Frank Cox <theatre at melvilletheatre.com> wrote:
> The ISP that I do some occasional work for is planning to roll out a new and much faster Internet service, and as such they will be coming here on Monday to upgrade my connection so I can test and play with it for a few weeks before they roll it out for the general public.
> It would be convenient if I could set up a cron job that would run some sort of an upload/download speed test from me back to one of their central office servers (or somewhere else in the big scary world, I suppose, though I suspect they will be more interested in the connection from here to another point on their own network) on a regular basis throughout the day, and then generate a nice report of some kind that I could then email to the technical services folks.
> Does anyone have any recommendations for something like this?
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