Learn how to a build a cloud-first strategyRegister Now

x
?
Solved

Performance utility

Posted on 2004-11-30
1
Medium Priority
?
243 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-18
I have several PCs where I work that have the same specs, but open files located on a Linux file server at different speeds.  I was wondering if there is a utility to benchmark network performance from specific PCs to and from a Linux server.
0
Comment
Question by:shannon_adams
1 Comment
 
LVL 40

Accepted Solution

by:
jlevie earned 1000 total points
ID: 12711591
A simple, but highly effective, test of network performance is to check the speed at which FTP transfers of a file in the 2-5Mb in both directions occurs. A common problem in a network environment is a link mode negotiation problem, which will lead to very slow sustained network transfers. The effect isn't very noticable for small transfers, but becomes glaringly obvious in an FTP transfer.

0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I have seen several blogs and forum entries elsewhere state that because NTFS volumes do not support linux ownership or permissions, they cannot be used for anonymous ftp upload through the vsftpd program.   IT can be done and here's how to get i…
Note: for this to work properly you need to use a Cross-Over network cable. 1. Connect both servers S1 and S2 on the second network slots respectively. Note that you can use the 1st slots but usually these would be occupied by the Service Provide…
If you're a developer or IT admin, you’re probably tasked with managing multiple websites, servers, applications, and levels of security on a daily basis. While this can be extremely time consuming, it can also be frustrating when systems aren't wor…
Loops Section Overview
Suggested Courses

810 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question