[httperf] Help needed for dynamic session creation

anoop aryal aaryal at foresightint.com
Fri Feb 24 11:48:10 PST 2006

On Friday 24 February 2006 01:19 pm, Bhagwan Anjanappa wrote:
> Hello All,
>   I am Bhagwan and a student of West Virginia University. I am trying
> to measure the throughput and response rates of a Web-service
> application which will be hosted on Apache Tomcat server. My question
> is :
> 1. I need help in implementing a dynamic session or a variable to
> generate sessions rather than a fixed number.

httperf does support cookies and therefore will support sessions (since 
sessions are tracked using cookies). unless you have a layer 7 load balancing 
going on, httperf will work with sessions.

man httperf and see the section on --session-cookies

> 2. If this is not possible by httperf is thare any other way to
> implement these same conditions as much as possible.

see above.

> 3. Will the latest version of httperf support http and hhtps accessing
> of web pages.

httperf supports both http and https.

> Any reply would be kindly appreciated.
> Bhagwan
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