[httperf] using POST

Arlitt, Martin martin.arlitt at hp.com
Mon Aug 20 16:24:55 PDT 2007

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


> -----Original Message-----
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> bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com] On Behalf Of Tim Wood
> Sent: Friday, August 17, 2007 3:30 PM
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> 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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