[httperf] More than one IP
Rivalino Matias Jr.
rivalino at eps.ufsc.br
Wed Jul 7 09:27:55 PDT 2004
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
> 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.
> 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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