Determine bandwidth and throughput between these two radios

Posted on 2009-05-25
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Dear experts,
we have two wireless radio(PTP 500) devices.
How can i test our bandwidth and throughput between these two radios without
motorolla software.
which application is best choice for this work(commercial or non commercial)?

best regards

Question by:gomrok
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You can use this software to measure your bandwith here:


You run it on a client running over wireless nad another at a fixed terminal and you measure the bandwidth. This tool required a command interface so just start a command line and run the command. Command line options are simple and you can find them on the given link.

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Kamran Arshad earned 172 total points
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Below is the extended list of applications used to calculate the throughput;

Iperf           dast.nlanr.net/Projects/Iperf      Open-Source
ttcp      www.pcausa.com      Open-Source
Netperf      www.netperf.org      Open-Source
NetQoS      www.netqos.com      Propriety
Qcheck      www.netiq.com/Qcheck/default.asp      Propriety
simplenetsoftware      simplenetsoftware.com      Propriety
Bandwidth Meter      www.bandwidth-meter.net      Propriety

Personal recommendation is using either IPerf or QCheck. Ideally calculate the throughput from two independent applications and then find the common result.

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how can i do that ?
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by:Kamran Arshad
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QCheck is peer to peer. Means you Install QCheck on two machines on both ends and then run the test on both of them. IPerf is client-server. Means you need to run as client on one side and as server on the other side.

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ENCOSE earned 164 total points
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if either one of your PTP500s is connected to a smart/managed device, you can just poll information from that device via SNMP. you'll be able to get real time traffic info that way.

Josh Kwok, MCSE, CCNP

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