[httperf] Request Headers

Arlitt, Martin martin.arlitt at hp.com
Thu Nov 27 06:55:37 PST 2008


First thing I suggest trying is dropping all of the extra options (i.e., just keep --server, --add-header, and --print-request).

Also, what platform are you running this on?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Delano Mandelbaum [mailto:delano at solutious.com]
> Sent: Thursday, November 27, 2008 6:49 AM
> To: Arlitt, Martin
> Cc: httperf at napali.hpl.hp.com
> Subject: Re: [httperf] Request Headers
>
> Hmm, that's curious. Here's the output when I run the command:
>
> $ httperf --server=tp1 --uri=/small.html --num-conns=1 --rate=0
> --timeout=30 --think-timeout=0 −−add−header="X-Header: test\n"
> --print-request
> httperf --print-request --timeout=30 --client=0/1 --server=tp1
> --port=80 --uri=/small.html --send-buffer=4096 --recv-buffer=16384
> --num-conns=1 --num-calls=1
> SH0:GET /small.html HTTP/1.1
> SH0:User-Agent: httperf/0.9.0
> SH0:Host: tp1
> SH0:
> SS0: header 70 content 0
> Maximum connect burst length: 0
>
> Total: connections 1 requests 1 replies 1 test-duration 0.001 s
>
>
> Actually, I just noticed that httperf does not echo back the
> add-header parameter in the first line of my output. What does that
> mean?
>
> Delano
>
>
> On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 3:33 PM, Arlitt, Martin <martin.arlitt at hp.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi Delano
> >
> > I'm not sure why it's not working for you; it seems to work for me:
> >
> > $ ./httperf --server=mysvr --print-request --add-header="X-Header:
> test\n"
> > httperf --print-request --client=0/1 --server=mysvr --port=80 --uri=/ --
> send-buffer=4096 --recv-buffer=16384 --add-header='X-Header: test\n' --
> num-conns=1 --num-calls=1
> > SH0:GET / HTTP/1.1
> > SH0:User-Agent: httperf/0.9.0
> > SH0:Host: mysvr
> > SH0:X-Header: test
> > SH0:
> > SS0: header 75 content 0
> > Maximum connect burst length: 0
> >
> > Total: connections 1 requests 1 replies 1 test-duration 0.011 s
> >
> > I also tried it with the same options as you used, and that seemed to
> work for me as well.
> >
> > Martin
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: httperf-bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com [mailto:httperf-
> >> bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com] On Behalf Of Delano Mandelbaum
> >> Sent: Thursday, November 27, 2008 6:23 AM
> >> To: httperf at napali.hpl.hp.com
> >> Subject: [httperf] Request Headers
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I'm using httperf 0.9.0 and I'd like to add HTTP headers to the
> >> requests. I've tried the following without success:
> >> httperf --hog --server=tp1 --uri=/small.html --num-conns=1 --rate=0
> >> --timeout=30 --think-timeout=0 −−add−header="X-Header: value\n"
> >> --print-request
> >>
> >> Is there something else I need to do to get this to work?
> >>
> >> Delano
> >>
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