[httperf] General questions
Martin F. Arlitt
Fri, 02 Feb 2001 01:19:13 +0000
I can answer some of your questions.
Kay McGinn wrote:
> Very new to httperf - I have a number of very basic questions:
> 1. Is httperf available for Windows platform?
httperf does not run on Windows. It does run
on Linux, which will run on the same hardware
> 2. Need to test various combinations of httperf simulating browsers sending
> requests to a secure web site (SSLv3). Is it possible to simulate
> individual SSL connections? Similarly, simultaneous connections.
it is possible to do both.
> 3. Can httperf be used to simulate x number of sessions/connections, so
> that memory leaks can be identified.
it can be used to simulate either.
> 4. Measure the number of pages that can be sent/received in a reasonable
it does collect a variety of statistics on connections established,
requests issued, responses received, sessions generated, etc. These
should provide the information you need.
> Is there a httperf newsgroup that I can look at to see what other people
> have asked?
I don't know the answer to this one.
> Many thanks
> Kay McGinn
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