stress testing

Bruce Montrose montrose at
Thu Jul 11 15:12:53 UTC 2002

We have stress-test software called WebLoad and many machines all setup
to do this kind of testing in our lab. The software and machines belong to
a different section so I will need to play some politics to arrange for our use
of these resources for the onion router.

Please give me some feedback regarding this, since I do not want to do this
if there is no interest on our end to use these resources for our 


At 08:42 AM 7/11/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>We have some folks over here at NRL that have software to stress-test
>network connections. I will talk to them later today since they are not here
>yet to find out if it could be used to test the onion router.
>At 03:59 AM 7/11/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>>I am going to start writing a "network simulation", i.e. something that
>>will make many connections through the or net and verify that the transfer
>>was OK. Whatever bugs there might still be in there, I reckon they'll show
>>up if we use something like that ...
>>First of all, has anyone already written anything like that and has hidden
>>it from the allseeing cvs repository? ;-)
>>I am also accepting feature requests - for now I'll just verify the data
>>transfer. Delay would also be a good thing to measure, anything else?
>>Matej Pfajfar
>>GPG Public Keys @

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