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Question Running speed test on regular interval and saving results?

pete6032

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Dec 3, 2010
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I need to prove to my ISP that I'm not getting the speed they're charging us for. Is there any way I can connect a raspberry pi or have a router conduct a speed test every 4-6 hours so I can collect a few weeks worth of speeds to see when the service is below the promised speeds? What is the best way to do this?
 

mnewsham

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raspberry pi would only have the power to handle about 200mbps at most, so if your internet speeds are faster than that you'd need to use a more powerful device for testing.

As for a router, I know some people run Pfsense and then have a script set up to run the speedtest-cli utility every few hours and log the results, but it's not something that you can just install and get it to do that automatically.
 
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