NUT – Network Utilization Testing Plugin for LabTech

On November 6, 2014, in Projects, Scripting, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)


NUT uses IPerf to test between 2 endpoints. When launching a scan with NUT we send commands to both systems to start the IPerf executable. The Host side and the Client side sessions are sent start up commands and the client is then pointed to the host to run the configured scan options. Once the scan is complete

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Buffer Bloat, a minis to the TCP protocol

On April 8, 2013, in Rants, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

Today I would like to take a minute of your time and talk about Bandwidth usage and a little known  phenomenon called Buffer Bloat.


What is Buffer bloat and what does it effect?


Buffer bloat is the product whereby excess buffering of packets inside the network causes high latency and jitter, as well as reducing the overall network throughput. Buffer bloat occurs when a network link becomes congested, causing packets to… Continue reading

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