test bandwidth between two VPN tunnels

hi

is it possible to test the bandwidth between two VPN site to site tunnels?

thanks
LVL 2
Dan560Asked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

treepioCommented:
There are programs.
But if you transfer a 1GB file then you can write down how long it took, then calculate the speed MB/min for example, thats a cheap way:
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Erik BjersPrincipal Systems AdministratorCommented:
you will need a webserver with PHP (can set one up on your laptop)

http://jan.moesen.nu/code/php/speedtest/index.php?numKB=512

Just view the source (there is a link on the page) and copy it into a new file .php

Startup what ever webserver you are using and then navigate to this page from the other side of the VPN.
0
Rick_O_ShayCommented:
If you have a Sniffer or Fluke you can generate packets at whatever rate you want. If you don't then doing an FTP with a large file between devices on either side will give you some performance numbers.
0
beesterCommented:
To check the maximum transfer rate, you should really set up something that transfers multiple files simultaneously/parallell between the sites to max it out. I doubt you will get 100% throughput with just one file at a time.

Otherwise, it's just about calculating transfer time vs data amount.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
VPN

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.