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Iperf 3.9 Windows build


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+BudMan

So there has been an on going thread about powerline adapters, well the OP finally got some - and I was curious about speed he is seeing, etc.  So told him would post up links to some tools.

 

This lead me to compiling the latest version of iperf3 I could find for windows ;) Since I couldn't find one.  So figured post it up if anyone is interested.

 

Got the source from here https://github.com/esnet/iperf

Found a blog post how to compile on windows here http://www.embeddedsystemtesting.com/2014/08/how-to-compile-iperf3-for-windows.html

 

So few minutes later I end up with a copy of the current iperf3 that works on windows.  Needs a few cygwin dlls, included in the zip.  But other than that unzip and go.

 

It has lots of new options compared to the older versions

 

Been a fan of iperf for years, so will prob keep this current when new versions come out since doesn't seem like anyone else is posting up the windows builds, etc.

You can grab all my compiled versions here https://files.budman.pw/

Any questions on its use, just ask -- post up some tests as well!!

 

edit: updated this on 02/25/17 new build 3.1.6

http://software.es.net/iperf/news.html#iperf-3-1-6-released

This version of iperf3 contains two minor fixes. Notably, one of them unbreaks JSON output with UDP tests.

 

edit2:  5/23/17 Thanks to @Datalink for letting me know site was down.  Back up now, if your having issues flush your dns had to move it to different host.  Added site to my monitoring so next time it goes down will know right away ;)

BTW 3.1.7 just typo's so no reason to compile it

2017-03-06: iperf-3.1.7 released

This version of iperf3 contains two documentation fixes, but is otherwise identical to the prior release.

 

edit3: 7/6/17 Updated to new 3.2 build

http://files.budman.pw/iperf3.2_32bit.zip

CRC32: 9e4b913c
MD5: ff7fc42f6ba29e9f83c8bb8e0066f722
SHA-1: 68ad3a0f0c2f30c1756f0a5eb39e1062e6beb6f4

http://files.budman.pw/iperf3.2_64bit.zip

CRC32: add96290
MD5: 7a014ff67b1d678f546ead2360820d47
SHA-1: 98ed98ac6d392a4484e5151ab2f714390c99b52e

 

edi4: 11/18/17 Updated to new 3.3 build

https://files.budman.pw/iperf3.3_64.zip

MD5: 49095ccb2442101d2a1ffc6213f3d1b9
SHA-256: 1fea7ae97b8ec5ab1c61ef1afcf7afd491d37ef41061a845f9bb8477425c66db

 

https://files.budman.pw/iperf3.3_32.zip

MD5: b6ad4c094a18196e0798e1a2825bc609
SHA-256: 919978ac0b574d7662d5b0e58174a6107002db96e7592929a9a28938516a2c5f

 

edit5: 02/16/2018 Updated to new 3.4 build see post in thread

https://files.budman.pw/iperf3.4_32.zip

MD5: 3b805d0895e7bb4d005429ed5859dd00
SHA-256: 82a933bbf96731a615ee5ae40bc1e6986ffcdd0b83c7c4e9cd024a996b3c0808
https://files.budman.pw/iperf3.4_64.zip

MD5: e4c0d2d8bda22ebbb710a9a65aacddf9
SHA-256: 7a3f83d211d22102d05dcf0eb24f4ff8cd3d9083aada9a27c88ba7ced0a0eccc

 

edit6: 03/05/2018 Updated to 3.5 build, see post in thread

https://files.budman.pw/iperf3.5_64.zip

CRC32: 18962237
MD5: 840a2d5e0f81d8a6dc0d8be854caf61a
SHA-1: 1a18185c79645b082392dcd024b7e53900dc38bd
SHA-256: 94a0ec4e486904a6a8ebe390eca37871f47a097599908c3647d6ad1d0bbdff59
 

https://files.budman.pw/iperf3.5_32.zip

CRC32: 21d8a0eb
MD5: dd79fe69c86e62c780e45e6e0d2ec66d
SHA-1: 2c63c1f9ef35be23170869a6a7eb048241aa2f14
SHA-256: bf4b95a58e54ceda101e33b0b908c581df1ce4a217f233e1092dc3278572de43

 

edit7:

https://files.budman.pw/iperf3.6_64bit.zip

CRC32: A9B23E64
MD5: 3530BD3C837EA146C8F98106FA94E395
SHA-1: 7E09239B207739714294A4EA1DA9C69623374740
SHA-256: DE958C4CF72DBC64DCBB42130BD466D9FD367E4519C5C3F78A6675CA87E12B7D

 

edit8: Updated 7/6/2019 New 3.7 build, see post in thread

https://files.budman.pw/iperf3.7_64.zip

CRC32: 13EB9AD9
MD5: 96C2C058B0128BEC346BD0D034D7B31E
SHA-1: 83978F54B7EDDA073CC4E865493AA6544862879A
SHA-256: 93FB4641810C06DE554E97FD4E6B44CEFBD8ECB8EA8CFEA3CC550B823C3E89CE

 

edit9: Updated 3/11/2020 updated cygwin, guess there was some bug in the cygwindll, see post in thread.

https://files.budman.pw/iperf3.7_64_updated_cygwin1dll.zip

CRC32: ABCA3CAA
MD5: C3594A08967FD57BF36F757980480F9D
SHA-1: DF6C8B3D18941DABBC5AB21ACB5844A062620092
SHA-256: B1A14F8B2435AAA98D26F8499DF23BF6532B5F0EA2288DA04E0C28333EDBC48E

 

edit10: Updated 6/9/2020 New 3.8 build, see post in thread

https://files.budman.pw/iperf3.8_64bit.zip

MD5: 38A01DC0D4CC67058B094A96274A6F49
SHA-256: E37B0885EFA60106A3333CDAE878815B2306B434175F2BFBAF2DBF709BAB2049

 

edit11: updated 6/10/2020 New 3.8.1, see post in thread

https://files.budman.pw/iperf3.8.1_64.zip

CRC32: 69CE7B06
MD5: 1157B038DC04646B074A822A171E77A7
SHA-1: A692D6E5FAD3004A229C92661EC4448004EA269E
SHA-256: CD337C2EEB5ACF02713867990E4F9F0656CC0CAEA850F3B3C289DD79305DF1A1

 

edit12: updated 8/17/2020 New 3.9, see post in thread

https://files.budman.pw/iperf3.9_64.zip

Name: iperf3.9_64.zip
Size: 1542276 bytes (1506 KiB)
SHA256: 15D2D3C2A8B9A69EFD9991FEFE5206E31D6055399F7A4C663C3CB6D77B6770F8

 

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Roger H.

Sweet stuff! (y)

 

I'll start testing my powerline stuff too (TP Link TP6030s - same as the 6010 but with 3 x 1Gbps ports on each device). My Xbox, TV and WDTV will be connected to it so need to make sure it can handle it all! :yes:

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+BudMan

It would be very interesting to get some powerline adapter real world numbers sure..  The one's the OP got show 500mbps, but wireless makers say that new router is 450mbps 2.4, which will all know is a crock of sh_t!

 

I have noticed couple of things not working on windows with this build, the zerocopy -Z is not supported, that is kind of a given.  But the -J for json output causes a stackdump as well, so don't use those ;)

 

I keep meaning to grab a set to play with, but then again I run wire if needed ;) I have set them up in a few places..  But no gig, and they easy do 100mbps without any issues..

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Roger H.

Get the TP-Link TL4010 kit, like $30 on Newegg and gave me 10MB/s* copy speeds between my laptop and the NAS connected to a 1Gbps switch. They were also in the same room, same outlet even so not "normal" usage but just wanted to get a general idea of what they are capable of.

 

* - Note the 4010 one is limited to a 10/100 port so the speeds were limited there. The 6010 pushes ~40MB/s in the same setup with a link rate of 337Mbps. Didn't try to do more testing to see if it could be faster but figured that's pretty good.

 

I'll do some real testing on the weekend :D

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+BudMan

where do you see a link rate?  40MBps is best you can hope for with that rate..  Simple /8 math gives you ballpark numbers 337/8 = 42.125 ;)

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Roger H.

Yeah, no got that, I was expecting a full 500/600Mbps link rate however since they are right next to each other.

 

Doesn't matter much I guess, was just a quick test :)

 

The software for it shows the link rate:

 

Took this shot from http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/lanwan/lanwan-reviews/32454-tp-link-homeplug-head-to-head

 

post-698-0-88504900-1414521387.jpg

 

The software is not super useful but It does allow some little tweaks ("QoS" - dunno if it actually works) along with firmware upgrades.

 

 

 

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+BudMan

Well the link rate is good info to know, so software is useful for that and firmware updates.. So looks like the link rate it reports is pretty close to the money then which is good validation with your file copy.

So does the software pick up the other device on the other end of the powerline connection or do you have to plug in on that side to see that one?

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Roger H.

The software on the Network tab will show you details of the other devices you have plugged in. In my case I have 4 so 3 show up on the Network tab. To see the info of the local one you have to plug into it or something connected to it which would show on the Status page. Doesn't show much info though, you can just change the Network name and view the password as seen below:

 

tplink_tlwpa4220kit_utility_status.jpg

 

Here is the advanced tab if you were curious:

 

tplink_tlwpa4220kit_utility_advanced.jpg

 

So basically I just use it to test/setup and then get rid of the software.

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+BudMan

Updated build

New Version is out iperf3_10 http://software.es.n...3-0-10-released, I have updated the windows build you can find it here

http://files.budman.pw/iperf3_10.zip

md5 of zip 7DF9AF051A5554DC342DE366710FFC35

using current version of cygwin dll 1.7.33

Quick test shows its working fine, anyone find any problems let me know.

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+John Teacake

Cool! I am running on some of the very first home plugs, They work well for me at the minute but I should really upgrade to Gig ones at some point. Been meaning to for a while. I guess I am waiting for the right "deal" .... They work fine for my web browsing but transferring large files around not amazing but do the job.

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remixedcat

I got AV600 ones and I see around 8-12MBytes/sec transfer and they are NETGEAR

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+BudMan

So I just got a pair of these that someone was not using any longer, and they are the netgear AV500 model (XAV5201 - but WTF they only have a 10/100 nic -- how and the F can they get away with the 500mbps label.. I thought it was nonsense when wifi spouts out their nonsense numbers.. If you want to call them 200mbps when you have 100mbps full duplex ;) But 500 come on give me a break.

Figured could do some testing, but kind of pointless with limit of 100mbps interface.. But yeah better than wireless connection.

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Praetor

thanks budman for the update of the compilation.

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So I just got a pair of these that someone was not using any longer, and they are the netgear AV500 model (XAV5201 - but WTF they only have a 10/100 nic -- how and the F can they get away with the 500mbps label.. I thought it was nonsense when wifi spouts out their nonsense numbers.. If you want to call them 200mbps when you have 100mbps full duplex ;) But 500 come on give me a break.

Figured could do some testing, but kind of pointless with limit of 100mbps interface.. But yeah better than wireless connection.

Backplane speed

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+BudMan

Backplane speed my ass - they come in a kit with 2 of them.. Now maybe the 1 that has 4 ports on it ;)

And even if it could do 10 freaking trillion bps doesn't matter when you have 2 of them and connecting with it 100mbps nic..

Come on companies - why not just print actual freaking numbers the users can expect!!

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remixedcat

it's a ______ contest -_-

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+BudMan

Yeah I understand wanting to say your the fastest, etc.. How about actually being the fastest with actual real numbers and benchmarks, etc ;)

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yeppers and most can't even come close.. like ac1200 only gets 300Mbps or around 36-42MBytes/sec

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+BudMan

They add up numbers that don't reflect what can be seen by the client.. A 1750AC router for example adds the 2.4 and the 5ghz together, even though no single client can use both together.

Are you connecting at 1200 as you phy data rate reported by the client? If so 300 is bit low.. Other problem with speeds reported these days, which I can understand is the AP numbers - you have 3x3 at the AP, but then you connect with single stream client, your not going to see anywhere close to what it might do if 3x3 client.

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+BudMan

Updated to build 3.11

 

This maintenance release adds a -1 flag to make the iperf3 execute a single test and exit, needed for an upcoming bwctl release. A few other bugs are also fixed.

 

D:\iperf3_11>iperf3.exe -v
iperf 3.0.11

 

Server specific:
  -s, --server              run in server mode
  -D, --daemon              run the server as a daemon
  -1, --one-off             handle one client connection then exit

 

Updated first post with link to new file.. Also cygstdc++-6.dll does not seem to be needed, so removed it from the zip.

 

BudMan@i5-w7 /iperf-3.0.11
$ cygcheck iperf3.exe
Found: D:\cygwin\usr\local\bin\iperf3.exe
D:\cygwin\usr\local\bin\iperf3.exe
  D:\cygwin\bin\cygwin1.dll
    C:\Windows\system32\KERNEL32.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-RtlSupport-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\ntdll.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-ProcessThreads-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-Heap-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-Memory-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-Handle-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-Synch-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-File-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-IO-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-ThreadPool-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-LibraryLoader-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-NamedPipe-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-Misc-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-SysInfo-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-Localization-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-ProcessEnvironment-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-String-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-Debug-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-ErrorHandling-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-Fibers-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-Util-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Core-Profile-L1-1-0.dll
      C:\Windows\system32\API-MS-Win-Security-Base-L1-1-0.dll
  D:\cygwin\bin\cyggcc_s-1.dll

BudMan@i5-w7 /iperf-3.0.11
 

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Lucas009

Thank you for compiling iperf3 for Windows!

 

It's working but I had to jump through some hoops. Specificallly, it won't work if I leave iperf3.exe and the dlls in the same folder, even if I add the path to this folder to the Path environment variable. I had to move the dlls to a different folder, and add it to the Path environment variable also.

 

Now everything is working great, I just wanted to share in case somebody runs into the same problem.

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fusi0n

Yeah I understand wanting to say your the fastest, etc.. How about actually being the fastest with actual real numbers and benchmarks, etc ;)

Happy Birthday!

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Updated 01/17/15

New Version is out iperf3_10 http://software.es.net/iperf/news.html#iperf-3-0-11-released I have updated the windows build you can find it here

http://files.budman.pw/iperf3_11.zip

md5 of zip e58f2721f70f43e78a1c9ae8605dd025

using current version of cygwin dll 1.7.33

I pulled out one of the cygwin dlls - doesn't seem to be needed.

 

Hi

First of all grate work thank you!

 

Little fix to your post, if you hover over the link http://files.budman.pw/iperf3_11.zip you will see it actually redirects to version 3_10 the hyperlink needs to be fixed

 

 

Also if you run the command with the Json switch it crashes, for example:

iperf3.exe -s -J
      0 [main] iperf3 3004 cygwin_exception::open_stackdumpfile: Dumping stack trace to iperf3.exe.stackdump

Do you have any idea how we can fix it?

 

Thank you

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thanks for the input will take a look at my links, and look into that crash..

edit: ok link updated - that was issue with editor on neowin, once I changed to see the code then yeah saw that popup was wrong. Thanks it has been corrected. Now just to take a look at the crash ;)

 

edit2:  So far have not been able to get this -J working, I get the same crash.  I found some old patches to run compile on windows under cygwin.  I applied them, and seems to still work - but still get crash if -J, what is odd is works under cygwin.  Not just if you try and run with the .dll

 

I have updated cygwin to latest build, and moved to 64 that got rid of another dll requirement when you run cygcheck..  Need to do some more playing.  Not a huge coder, I can make minor changes, and can follow a long if someone is going over something.  But diving in and looking for something like this from scratch is a bit over my skill set.  But since it works when run inside cygwin, the Exception: STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION points me to maybe something in permissions.  Lots of talk of rebase when getting that error..

 

And just noticed post about having to move the dlls?  Where exactly are you having to put them?  Clearly that is not the case on multiple machines I have run the files on.  Do you have the cygwin dll somewhere else in your path?  Do you have cygwin installed?  Will update any more info I get.. For now guess don't use -J or run it under full cygwin if you need that option on a windows box.  I tried it as well on the linux builds and those are fine for -J.

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Dji

I'm trying to compile iperf 3.0.11 using Cygwin x64 (for sure in order to build x64 version of iperf) but got 2 ./configure errors :
checking if gcc supports -fno-rtti -fno-exceptions... ./configure: line 8317: diff: command not found no
...
nanosleep() required for timing operations.
...

Of course, I've installed all "Debug" packages (including "coreutils-debuginfo" and "diffutils" which would contains diff and nanosleep) but without success.
Could you help me, please ? Thanks in advance ;)

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      As usual, you can head to Windows Update and check for updates to pull the monthly rollup patches. You can also head to the individual download links for the security-only updates which can only be manually installed.

    • By Abhay V
      Windows 10X reportedly delayed indefinitely, focus to shift to Windows 10
      by Abhay Venkatesh



      In what may be disappointing news for Windows fans, Microsoft is reportedly delaying the release of Windows 10X – its next-generation operating system – indefinitely. The report comes from Petri, citing information from those in the know of the matter.

      Microsoft originally showed off Windows 10X in 2019 alongside the Surface Neo and Surface Duo. While the Surface Duo that was powered by Android made it to the market, the Neo was delayed and Windows 10X was repurposed for single-screened devices. A supposed near-final build of the modern OS even leaked and Microsoft was said to be readying the platform for release sometime this spring. That timeline moved once again to later in the fall this year, according to reports.

      However, Petri reports that those plans have now changed, with Windows 10X now on the backburner. The company is reportedly moving resources back to Windows 10, which is expected to receive a major update codenamed Sun Valley later this year. As for 10X, there is no concrete information on if and when the OS will see the light of the day, and it is possible that the offering as we know it will never make it to users.

      A few reasons for the decision, according to insiders, include the fact that the OS just was not ready. The firm reportedly believes that the “timing and market conditions” are not right and that the feedback from users, too, has not been as positive as it may have hoped to. While enthusiasts hoped to see 10X make it to new devices, marketing a brand-new OS on new devices, especially during the times of the pandemic that has seen the adoption of traditional Windows 10 PCs increase, might have been difficult. Add to the fact that at launch, the OS was said to lack support for traditional Win32 apps, which again might have worked against the offering.

      Additionally, the report states that the company execs feel that Windows 10X doesn’t offer solutions that its customers want. Therefore, it makes sense for the Redmond giant to introduce certain features such as seamless updates and app containers to Windows 10 while working on a possible lightweight platform for release.

      As it stands now, it is safe to assume that Windows 10X as we know it is dead and so are plans to introduce a lightweight Chromebook competitor OS. It is not clear if the company will publicly announce the plans that it has for Windows 10, including the visual overhaul and new Microsoft Store policies at its Build conference later this month. The report from Petri does state that the company will make “formal announcements” about the fate of the OS, so it will be interesting to see what those are.

    • By Laurentiu A.
      Hello Neowinians.
       
      I have one question for all of you...
       
      What is this ugly, beta, squared, badly pixelated THING on my taskbar?
      It says News and interests and yes, I know its a new feature from Microsoft.
       
      But..
       
      How can a billion dollar company, with thousands of employees and rich history in software, design this?
      The sun icon looks very bad, the text that displays the weather is blurry and the app itself is sluggish. 
      How can they release something like this worldwide, without shame?
       
      I am serious...
       
       

    • By Adel Samir
      I am using Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit (6.3, Build 9600) on laptop dell inspiron 3542 core i7 and for some reason all my removable USB flash drives are shown with generic icons whatever their manufacturer of format are:
       

       
      This doesn't affect the performance and every thing works fine.
       
      I switched to a different user on the same PC and the same operating system and the icons are shown correctly:
       

       
      Now I know it is a problem with the user but don't know how to fix it.