How to check your Linux server port speed

Speed performance is the important and un-negligible feature when it comes to internet communication. Port speed of a is nothing but the rate at which speed of your can download data from your and upload data to your . This speed limit is generally measured by Mbps (Megabits per second) unit.

You can verify your servers maximum uplink port speed using the below commands:

ethtool eth0 | grep -i Speed


ethtool eth0 | less

Also, you can check your server’s actual port connection speed using mii-tool command line utility:


You should be privileged with your server root access in order to run the above commands through terminal.

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