How to run Speedtest on VPS server

You ever wondered how to measure internet connection speed on your VPS Server but you didn’t know how.

There is a simple way to do that with speedtest script which will allow you to do that.


How to Run Speedtest on VPS Server

1. You need to login via SSH on your VPS server as root user

2. Download speedtest script:

wget https://raw.github.com/sivel/speedtest-cli/master/speedtest_cli.py

3. Set file execution:

chmod a+rx speedtest_cli.py

4. Move files into specific location on your system

mv speedtest_cli.py /usr/local/bin/speedtest-cli

5. Chown the script for root user and group

chown root:root /usr/local/bin/speedtest-cli

6. Run the script

speedtest-cli

7. You can share your result with following command:

speedtest-cli --share

Note: This will give you URL for the result that you can share


All done!

Now, you can check you internet connection speed at any time on your VPS.

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