Sam Hooke

These are rough notes from whatever I was working on, interested in or thinking about at the time. They vary greatly in quality and length, but prove useful to me, and hopefully to you too!

Calling iPerf3 from Python

Creating the Client with iperf3-python

If when calling this:

>>> import iperf3
>>> client = iperf3.Client()

You get this error:

Exception AttributeError: "'Client' object has no attribute '_stdout_fd'" in <bound method Client.__del__ of <iperf3.iperf3.Client object at 0x2505f90>> ignored
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
  File "/opt/myapp/virtualenv/lib/python2.7/site-packages/iperf3/", line 414, in __init__
    super(Client, self).__init__(role='c', *args, **kwargs)
  File "/opt/myapp/virtualenv/lib/python2.7/site-packages/iperf3/", line 110, in __init__
OSError: Couldn't find shared library, is iperf3 installed?

Try explicitly setting lib_name to the location of your For example:

>>> import iperf3
>>> client = iperf3.Client(lib_name='/usr/local/lib/')
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