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Network Traffic Generator

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Feb 15th, 2014
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Hi all


Could anyone suggest me a good Network Traffic Generator software (Free ofcourse or cheap ones) in windows platform? I am trying to setup a network where I can test and analyse the issues with VoIP packets under heavy traffic conditions. Please suggest!! I am struggling to find one. Thanks.

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islam.kamal Sat, 02/15/2014 - 04:32
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Hi ADITYA


Can you find the below?.


1- For traffic generation Windows is pretty bad, especially UDP traffic  at any decent rates.

2-I would recommend the IP SLA feature in IOS to simulate VoIP and the statistics it generates are very good.


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios/12_4t/12_4t4/htrtpvip.html


3- You can also check the following also :

https://www.netiq.com/products/unified-communications-and-voip-management/features/vivinet-assessor.html


Thanks

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Carl Ratcliffe Sat, 02/15/2014 - 12:35
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I use iperf which can be used to generate traffic. You can specify settings like tcp or udp, packet size, time etc.

It's a simple tool that is run on a source windows machine as a client and the destination windows machine as the server and you simply send traffic between the 2.

Thanks, Carl Ratcliffe


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adimaden001 Sun, 02/16/2014 - 12:23
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Hi Cal,


Is there 64-bit version of iperf? I couldnt manage to find one, only 32-bit.


Thanks

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