Iperf provides a tool to measure IP bandwidth using UDP or TCP.
It allows for tuning various parameters, and reports bandwidth, delay jitter, and packet loss. It supports IPv6 and multicast.
perf is a tool to measure maximum TCP bandwidth, allowing the tuning of various parameters and UDP characteristics. Iperf reports bandwidth, delay jitter, datagram loss.
Here are some key features of "Iperf":
· Running Iperf in bidirectional mode
· Removed STDLIB requirement for Iperf
· Client reporting of server side statistics in UDP tests
· Supports IPv6
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Version 2.0.4 allows the selection of the TCP congestion control algorithm under Linux, adds a manpage, and fixes some bugs.