how to speed test a fiber optic cable

Posted on 2011-10-25
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have a dedicated fiber optic cable between the office and a warehouse (close by). I'm looking for hardware and/or software to test the speed of the cable without breaking the bank.
Question by:jsgould
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    try that

    it will give you only bandwidth (dependable from switches speed and hdds lag on both ends)


    Jan MA CCNA
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    You should rent one of Flukes Fibre tester e.g. OptiFiber® OTDR

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    Folks, thanks for the quick response!

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