Monitor and Benchmark Bandwidth in Linux - Hak5 2024

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Monitor and Benchmark Bandwidth in Linux - Hak5 2024

Monitoring network traffic in OpenWRT and benchmarking throughput from the Linux command line, this time on Hak5.

Monitoring network traffic in OpenWRT and benchmarking throughput from the Linux command line, this time on Hak5.

Bandwidth benchmarking tools


speedtest-cli


speedtest.sh


netspeed.sh


wget --output-document=/dev/null speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com/downloads/test500.zip


Bandwidth monitoring tools


bwm-ng - super small and simple live monitoring

bmon - elaborate live bandwidth monitor with pretty graphics and interactive interface

iftop - like top but for the network. specify interface and watch all connections

vnstat - does traffic statistics