[CentOS] Periodic speed test

Thu Sep 17 12:46:23 UTC 2015
Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net>

Fabian Arrotin wrote:

>> I'm wondering if anyone has developed a version to run the speed
>> test at regular intervals, say every 6 hours, and record the
>> results in a simple database or just a file?

> I like speedtest-cli, and use it (through crontab) with speedtest-cli
> - --simple then parse the output.
> - From that point you can put it everywhere you want (file, db,
> zabbix-sender, etc)

Thanks for your response.
I'm sure that is the simplest thing to do.
I hadn't noticed that /usr/bin/speedtest
calls speedtest-cli to do the work.

Timothy Murphy  
gayleard /at/ eircom.net
School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin