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Solved: How do I setup iPerf server and client on Windows and Linux?

This article describes how to setup iPerf server and client on both Windows and Linux machine.

Solution

Installing iPerf in a Windows machine.

Download the iPerf3 installer from: https://iperf.fr/iperf-download.php

Download the iPerf3 installer.

Extract the iPerf3 installer to a folder.

Extract to a folder the iPerf3 installer.

Installing iPerf in a Linux Machine.

Execute yum install iperf3 command:

Execute yum install iperf3 command.

Windows as an iPerf Server.

Step 1: Open a command prompt.

Step 2: Navigate to the iperf folder location.

Open a command prompt then navigate to the iperf folder location.

Step 3: Run the command: iperf3.exe -s

Run the command: iperf3.exe -s

Run the command: iperf3.exe -s

Windows as an iPerf client.

Step 1: Open a command prompt.

Step 2: Navigate to the iperf folder location.

Open a command prompt then navigate to the iperf folder location.

Step 3: Run the command: iperf3.exe -c 161.142.100.30, where the IP address set is the iperf server’s.

Run the command: iperf3.exe -c 161.142.100.30, where the IP address set is the iperf server's.

Linux as an iPerf server.

Step 1: Open a Terminal.

Step 2: Execute the command: iperf3 -s

Open a terminal and run the command: iperf3 -s

Open a terminal and run the command: iperf3 -s

Linux as an iPerf client.

Step 1: Open a Terminal.

Step 2: Execute the command: iperf3 -c 192.168.100.253

Open a terminal and run the command: iperf3 -c 192.168.100.253

It is possible to change protocol, ports among other settings of iPerf.

Note: FortiGate can only be iPerf client.

FortiGate as an iPerf client.

FortiGate as an iPerf client.

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