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Slow network - Network utilization question

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I have a client who's been having lots of network issues.  Is there a way for me to check the utilzation w/o having to own a CCNP?  I check the NIC performance reviews on the servers and they are always under <25% but half of the users complain that they 'network' is slow when accessing their DB server and file server (2 different servers).  If I remote desktop or VNC into the servers, it 'feels' fine - I don't notice any lag.  If I log into a workstation or two - I sometimes notice some cursor lag but figured it was due to their wallpaper coming across.

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I just want to see if there's a way for me to tell how much of their 1GB switch is being used (non managed) and if there's a way for me to see if one workstation is saturating the nertwork somehow.

Thanks.
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SouljaSr.Net.Eng
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Check out this link. Maybe jperf or iperf can help you:

http://packetlife.net/blog/2011/feb/28/proving-network-not-problem-iperf/
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Don JohnstonInstructor
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What brand/model switch?
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