[httperf] using POST

Arlitt, Martin martin.arlitt at hp.com
Wed Aug 22 05:58:03 PDT 2007


Hi Tim

You might be able to force httperf to work using the --method and
--add-header options.  However, POST support in httperf is obviously
something that needs more work.

Martin

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Wood [mailto:twwood at gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2007 1:36 PM
> To: Arlitt, Martin
> Cc: httperf at napali.hpl.hp.com
> Subject: Re: [httperf] using POST
> 
> 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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