[tor-talk] Simulators available for Tor Network

Sukhbir Singh azadi at riseup.net
Mon Nov 17 18:21:37 UTC 2014

* stn:

> this is a good opportunity to ask since someone is asking about
> simulators and uwaterloo experimentor.
> if one were to buy an old mac pro or build a nix box how much RAM is
> needed to run something like experimentor well enough to model the Tor
> network usefully ?

ExperimenTor is based on ModelNet, which runs *only* on FreeBSD 6.3.
(The emulator core runs on FreeBSD while the edge nodes can run any
Linux distribution.) So scalability in many ways is restricted to the
resources that the FreeBSD 6.3 kernel can access.


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