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Package: iperf (2.0.13+dfsg1-1 and others)

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Internet Protocol bandwidth measuring tool

Iperf is a modern alternative for measuring TCP and UDP bandwidth performance, allowing the tuning of various parameters and characteristics.


   * Measure bandwidth, packet loss, delay jitter
   * Report MSS/MTU size and observed read sizes.
   * Support for TCP window size via socket buffers.
   * Multi-threaded. Client and server can have multiple simultaneous
   * Client can create UDP streams of specified bandwidth.
   * Multicast and IPv6 capable.
   * Options can be specified with K (kilo-) and M (mega-) suffices.
   * Can run for specified time, rather than a set amount of data to transfer.
   * Picks the best units for the size of data being reported.
   * Server handles multiple connections.
   * Print periodic, intermediate bandwidth, jitter, and loss reports at
     specified intervals.
   * Server can be run as a daemon.
   * Use representative streams to test out how link layer compression affects
     your achievable bandwidth.

Tags: System Administration: Monitoring, User Interface: Command Line, interface::daemon, network::server, Network Protocol: IP, IPv6, Role: role::program, scope::utility, Purpose: Monitoring, Works with: Network Traffic

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Architecture Version Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 2.0.13+dfsg1-1+b1 77.9 kB215.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 2.0.13+dfsg1-1 73.9 kB202.0 kB [list of files]
armel 2.0.13+dfsg1-1 74.5 kB201.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 2.0.13+dfsg1-1 72.4 kB165.0 kB [list of files]
i386 2.0.13+dfsg1-1 81.7 kB217.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 2.0.13+dfsg1-1 80.8 kB243.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 2.0.13+dfsg1-1 82.1 kB229.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 2.0.13+dfsg1-1 81.5 kB282.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 2.0.13+dfsg1-1 75.3 kB218.0 kB [list of files]