How to monitor internet bandwidth

Posted on 2009-04-22
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
We are having 1 Mbps Internet (1:1) from Railtel India. I want to keep a check on INternet bandwidth. I want to know the average internet speed what we are receiving, I have to keep the record for the same.
Question by:Abhishek-Srivastava
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    by:Tapan Pattanaik
    hi Abhishek-Srivastava,

              checking internet speed , you can use this link
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    by:Tapan Pattanaik
    Here's a great test site to compare your internet connection to the average:

    Here's a site that shows you all the result from other people in a graph:

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    I have to keep a record of internet bandwidth speed of my organisation, I don't have to compare it with others
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    You should be able to do it with the monitor in Windows.
    Admin Tools > Performance -- and add the network option you want and set logging on.
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    You may use any of the below applications;

    Iperf      Open-Source
    ttcp      Open-Source
    Netperf      Open-Source
    NetQoS      Propriety
    Qcheck      Propriety
    simplenetsoftware      Propriety
    Bandwidth Meter      Propriety

    Personal recommendation is using IPerf which also has a server at ;

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    Thanks, I have preferred Bandwidth meter. It solved my problem.

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