[httperf] using POST

Mark Nottingham mnot at yahoo-inc.com
Mon Aug 20 20:59:13 PDT 2007


+1

It would also be very useful if the file could contain arbitrary  
headers -- e.g., Content-Type, Cookie, etc.

Cheers,


On 2007/08/21, at 9:24 AM, Arlitt, Martin wrote:

> Hi Tim
>
> Specifying the path to the file to post would be more efficient, but I
> don't think there is anyway to do this in the existing versions of
> httperf.
>
> Martin
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: httperf-bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com [mailto:httperf-
>> bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com] On Behalf Of Tim Wood
>> Sent: Friday, August 17, 2007 3:30 PM
>> To: httperf at napali.hpl.hp.com
>> Subject: [httperf] using POST
>>
>> Hi,
>> I want to use httperf to mimic clients uploading content to a server.
>> It looks like I could use the wsesslog flag and create a series of
>> requests which use "method=POST contents='a lot of junk'", but since
>> I'm hoping to have the client sending 10s or 100s of kilobytes to the
>> server, I was wondering if there is a more efficient way of doing
>> this.
>>
>> any suggestions?
>>
>> thanks!
>> Tim
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