[smokeping-users] New probe speedtest

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Thu Jun 11 23:56:07 CEST 2015

Today Adrian Popa wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I'd like to share with you a new probe I've been working on - integrating
> speedtest-cli project to work with smokeping. The idea was that we needed to
> run some tests to get the customer's "experience" when using speedtest.net
> with different test servers. We developed this probe, and measure the
> upload/download rate the client's connection supports.
> Plugin description and examples are here:
> https://github.com/mad-ady/smokeping-speedtest
> There is a bit of a deviation from standard plugins - meaning it ignores the
> pings variable and does only one test. This was done in order to prevent the
> IP getting banned for too agressive behavior by the speedtest.net servers. It
> can be reactivated - I'm open to ideas.
> Here's a sample graph from a slave probe (1 hour polling):
> http://imgur.com/cTJdHCS
> @tobi: if you feel this plugin could be useful and should be included in the
> main release, let me know and I'll see how I can merge it...

sure ... bring it on :) the youtube one as well


> Feedback welcome,
> Regards,
> Adrian
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