[httperf] More than one IP

Rivalino Matias Jr. rivalino at eps.ufsc.br
Wed Jul 7 09:27:55 PDT 2004

Dear Martin,

Exactly my situation. I will have many IP aliases (on Linux) and I would
like httpertf use use those.
Do you have the modified httperf or patch file to do that ?

Thank you in advance,


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Martin Arlitt" <arlitt at granite.hpl.hp.com>
To: "Rivalino Matias Jr." <rivalino at eps.ufsc.br>
Cc: <httperf at napali.hpl.hp.com>
Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2004 10:37 AM
Subject: Re: [httperf] More than one IP

> Rivalino
> the current version of httperf does not allow you to specify the source IP
> address.  however, it should be relatively straightforward to add this
> capability.  I tested something similar at one point.  I used ip aliasing
> (on linux) to have the client's NIC  support multiple ip addresses, then
> modified httperf to either loop through a set of source ip addresses on a
> connection by connection basis, or a session by session basis.
> Martin
> On Tue, 6 Jul 2004, Rivalino Matias Jr. wrote:
> > People,
> >
> > I need use httperf with  one or more IPs which I will determine
manually, like that:
> >
> >         httperf -I eth0 ..... (there isn't -I option)
> >
> > In this case, httperf will bind to eth0 IP.
> >
> > Right now, just one IP is sufficient. However, the more advanced test
cases will require more than one IP. In this case, I will have more than two
IPs associated to my host and httperf needs know these alias, like:
> >
> > httperf -I eth0:0 - eth0:100 ...  or something like that. Of course, I'm
not considering the issues related to the distribution between connections
per IPs, etc...
> >
> > I read the httperf man pages but I didn't find anything near from that.
Is it possible ? Anybody knows how to do that ?
> >
> > Thank you in advance !
> >
> > Rivalino.
> >
> >
> >

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