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Last Modified: 2014-08-20
I want to run a bandwidth test on occasion from one of my test scripts. This will simply help me get some really basic info on how some of our networks are doing.

Script side;

function band_test()
        echo "Doing bandwidth Test"
        BAND_TIME="$(date +"%F %T")"
        CSTATS=`curl -w '%{speed_download}\t%{time_namelookup}\t%{time_total}\n' -o /dev/null -s http://server.com/file`
        SPEED=`echo $CSTATS | awk '{print $1}' | sed 's/\..*//'`
        DNS_TIME=`echo $CSTATS | awk '{print $2}'`
        TOTAL_TIME=`echo $CSTATS | awk '{print $3}'`
        $CURL -F function=band_test -F band_time="$BAND_TIME" -F speed="$SPEED" -F dns_time="$DNS_TIME" -F total_time="$TOTAL_TIME"


Php Side;

                        elseif ($_POST['function'] === 'bandwidth_monitor') {
                                mysql_query('INSERT INTO band_logs ( band_time, speed, dns_time, total_time, client_id ) VALUES ("' . $_POST['band_time'] . '","' . $_POST
['speed'] . '","' . $_POST['dns_time'] . '","' . $_POST['total_time'] . '","' . $clientid . '")' )
                or die('Query failed: ' . mysql_error());


  	Field name    	Type    	Allow nulls?    	Key    	Default value    	Extras   
	id 	int(10) unsigned 	No 	Primary 	NULL 	auto_increment
	speed 	int(10) unsigned 	No 	None 	NULL 	
	dns_time 	float(10,4) 	No 	None 	NULL 	
	total_time 	float(10,4) 	No 	None 	NULL 	
	band_time 	datetime 	No 	None 	NULL

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When I wasn't using these field types, I was testing using varchar and everything worked fine.
Now, nothing is being entered into the db but I've been starring at it so long that I am probably not seeing the obvious.

I also want to change 'speed' to 'bps' for bytes per second

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