mc admin speedtest

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The mc admin speedtest command tests throughputs per host with PUT and GET operations.

speedtest is available starting with mc RELEASE.2021-09-02T09-21-27Z and supports distributed MinIO deployments running RELEASE.2021-07-30T00-02-00Z or later.

speedtest does not support standalone or MinIO Gateway deployments.

Use mc admin on MinIO Deployments Only

MinIO does not support using mc admin commands with other S3-compatible services, regardless of their claimed compatibility with MinIO deployments.


mc admin speedtest has the following syntax:

mc admin speedtest [FLAGS] TARGET

mc admin speedtest supports the following arguments:



The alias of a configured MinIO deployment to run the speedtest against.


The duration the entire speedtests are run. Defaults to 10s.


The size of the objects used for uploads/downloads. Defaults to 64MiB.


The number of concurrent requests per server. Defaults to 32.