- Run on server:iperf -s- Run on client:iperf -c [server_address]- Run on client with 5 parallel threads:iperf -c [server_address] -P 
iperf -s [ options ]
iperf -c server [ options ]
iperf -u -s [ options ]
iperf -u -c server [ options ]
iperf is a tool for performing network throughput measurements. It can test either TCP or UDP throughput. To perform an iperf test the user must establish both a server (to discard traffic) and a client (to generate traffic).
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Exit statuses are inconsistent. The threading implementation is rather heinous.
Iperf was originally written by Mark Gates and Alex Warshavsky. Man page and maintence by Jon Dugan <jdugan at x1024 dot net>. Other contributions from Ajay Tirumala, Jim Ferguson, Feng Qin, Kevin Gibbs, John Estabrook <jestabro at ncsa.uiuc.edu>, Andrew Gallatin <gallatin at gmail.com>, Stephen Hemminger <shemminger at linux-foundation.org>