[Samba] smb/cifs share network speed testing

Miguel Medalha miguelmedalha at sapo.pt
Thu May 27 04:11:10 MDT 2010

> Is there any piece of software that I can use to run between a client
> and a linux or windows server with a smb/cifs share that will test
> network speed, latency, sustained read/writes, multiple file create,
> read, write, close, etc.. etc.. over X period time?


<http://dast.nlanr.net/Projects/Iperf/>Iperf is a commonly used network 
testing tool that can create TCP and UDP data streams and measure the 
throughput of a network that is carrying them.

Iperf is a tool to measure the bandwidth and the quality of a network link.

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