Re: Determining bandwidth of Internet connection...

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Subject: Re: Determining bandwidth of Internet connection...
Posted by:  Jack Mays (jackma…@NOSPAM.earthlink.net)
Date: Fri, 04 Jul 2003

Tom Olson wrote:
> Is there a way to determine the bandwidth of an internet connection using Indy
> components?  I'm working on adding the TIdIOHandlerThrottle into an existing
> application and I would like to be able to determine the max bandwidth when my
> application starts up.

You'll either need to do a manual transfer to test speed or your'll need
to ask the user.  LAN connections will be shown as 10/100 but that speed
isn't reality when dealing with the internet, unless you have a fast
ehternet drop ~ 100MB/s

hth

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Determining bandwidth of Internet connection... posted by Tom Olson on Fri, 4 Jul 2003