[httperf] how do I simulate real users

Paonia Ezrine httperf@napali.hpl.hp.com
Tue, 5 Dec 2000 22:18:17 -0500 (EST)

> >>>>> On Tue, 5 Dec 2000 19:50:44 -0500 (EST), Paonia Ezrine <paonia@home.welcomehome.org> said:
>   Paonia> I want to simulate 100 concurrent users. I therefore need
>   Paonia> not to have persistent connections on.  I would also like to
>   Paonia> be able to control the number of connections simulated at
>   Paonia> any one time.  I have been using: httperf --server cypher
>   Paonia> --port 8080 --uri /jontest.html --num-conns 50000 rate 1200
>   Paonia> --hog and though this seems close, it does not really do it.
>   Paonia> I would also like to be able to control the speed of each or
>   Paonia> all clients so I could simulate a dsl,14.4,28.8,t1 user.
>   Paonia> Any help would be very much apreciated.
> Simulating users does not require persistent connections.  However, it
> does mean that you'll probably want to use one of the session-oriented
> workload generators.  In httperf-speak, a "session" is roughly
> equivalent to a user.  See the description of options --wsess and/or
> --wsesslog in the manpage for more details.
I actualy do not want persistent connection
I will look at this stuff again and see if I can figure it out this time.

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