Hak5 2024 – Monitor and Benchmark Bandwidth in Linux

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

speedtest-cli
https://github.com/sivel/speedtest-cli

speedtest.sh
http://dl.getipaddr.net/

netspeed.sh
https://gist.github.com/rsvp/1272488

wget –output-document=/dev/null http://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

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