[SATLUG] testing a 10gbit connection
Todd W. Bucy
r3d91ll at grandecom.net
Thu Sep 16 08:25:45 CDT 2010
> I use the chargen service ("service chargen start" on RH systems, turn on via
> xinetd in others).. then just telnet to port 19:
> $ grep chargen /etc/services
> chargen 19/tcp ttytst source
> chargen 19/udp ttytst source
> Or use "bwtest" on the client system.
> Bet careful. I've take ndown networks testing like this. ;)
> Also.. be careful with ANY of these tests.. if there are any circuits between
> server and client that you don't own or pay the BW on.. they might blacklist
> or shut you down.
Thanks for the heads up. I just found out that the client is going to
take primary responsibility for testing the connection. Also given that
this is a dedicated connection between our clients home office and our
site I am pretty sure that we are safe from blacklisting.
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