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Package: iperf (2.0.9+dfsg1-1)

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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 Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 60.2 kB177.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 55.9 kB160.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 53.5 kB156.0 kB [list of files]
armel 54.1 kB155.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 53.6 kB135.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 56.0 kB154.0 kB [list of files]
hurd-i386 59.1 kB163.0 kB [list of files]
i386 59.3 kB167.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 55.9 kB160.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 59.1 kB163.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 53.4 kB159.0 kB [list of files]
mips 58.5 kB173.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 59.3 kB187.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 58.9 kB177.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 55.2 kB207.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 55.8 kB207.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 56.5 kB208.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 55.5 kB208.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 57.0 kB176.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 60.6 kB152.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 54.0 kB171.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 56.0 kB155.0 kB [list of files]