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How to Install iftop on Linux Dedicated Server w/ CentOS, RHEL, or Fedora

If you would like to view more information about your server’s network activity, iftop is a very useful utility. The iftop utility listens on a selected system interface (like eth0), and displays all incoming/outgoing connections, as well as transfer rate, and destination/source hostname (or IP address). To install iftop on a Linux server, access the server via SSH, […]

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How to Test Network Download Speed on Linux Dedicated Server

To test the download speed of your Linux dedicated server, follow the steps below: Access your Linux server via SSH. Run the following command, which will initiate a transfer of a large test file from Cachefly’s CDN: wget -O /dev/null http://cachecefly.cachefly.net/100mb.test Note the transfer speed and connection quality as the file downloads. Download tests such as […]

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