Welcome to the upcoming version of the MinIO Documentation! The content on this page is under active development and may change at any time. If you can't find what you're looking for, check our legacy documentation. Thank you for your patience.

mc admin speedtest

Table of Contents


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.