[httperf] using POST

Tim Wood twwood at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 13:36:03 PDT 2007


Even if I can't specify a file, is it possible to use POST in a
non-session mode?  I would like to ensure that I am sending requests
to the server at a constant rate rather than having the rate be based
on client timers which include response/think time.

thanks,
Tim

On 8/20/07, Arlitt, Martin <martin.arlitt at hp.com> 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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