Installing iperf and IperfSpeed on your mesh node

  • To run iperf on your mesh node, two binary packages must be installed. If your node has Internet access, you can install them directly from the “Download Package” option on the “Administration” page. If you need to upload the packages to your node by hand, the packages are also available on the Albemarle ARES NextCloud server in the shared “Documents->Mesh” folder.)
  • Attach your mesh node to your computer.
  • Click on the Setup button.
  • Click on the Administration button.
  • In the Package Management section Upload Package, click on the Browse… button to navigate to and select the iperf3_3.7-1AREDN_mips_24kc.ipk.
  • Click on the Upload button  …  wait while the file transfers.
  • The system will return some info about the file.
  • Click on the Reboot button above.  Wait for the main screen.
  • Click on the Setup button.
  • Click on the Administration button.
  • In the Package Management section, Upload Package, click on the Browse… button to navigate to and select the iperfspeed_0.5_all.ipk.
  • Click on the Upload button  …  wait while the file transfers.
  • The system will return some info about the file.
  • Click on the Reboot button above.  Wait for the main screen.
  • Click on the Mesh Status button.
  • You should now see IperfSpeed listed under Local Hosts … Services.

Original by Warren KN4LYF