Thanks Ryan - They did not include bidirectional simultaneous test in V3 I dont 
think? (this is a test we definitely require, and one that is causing us the 
most issues in v2 (It appears to be somewhat broken...perhaps that is what they 
dint include it in v3 ?


________________________________
From: Ryan Harden <harde...@uchicago.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, 8 August 2017 7:14 AM
To: Josh Galvez
Cc: CiscoNSP List; cisco-nsp@puck.nether.net
Subject: Re: [c-nsp] IPerf alternative

iperf is dead. Use iperf3, maintained by the folks at the Energy Science 
Network.

http://software.es.net/iperf/
iperf3 — iperf3 3.2 documentation<http://software.es.net/iperf/>
software.es.net
iperf3¶ iperf is a tool for active measurements of the maximum achievable 
bandwidth on IP networks. It supports tuning of various parameters related to 
timing ...




It works very well…

Test between a host in Chicago and Los Angeles. (44ms RTT)
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
[ ID]       Interval              Transfer         Bandwidth             Retr
[SUM]   0.00-30.00  sec  96.3 GBytes  27563 Mbits/sec    0             sender

/Ryan

Ryan Harden
Research and Advanced Networking Architect
University of Chicago - ASN160
P: 773.834.5441




> On Aug 7, 2017, at 11:33 AM, Josh Galvez <j...@zevlag.com> wrote:
>
> I'm not sure how stuck on Layer3 protocols you are, but this
> https://github.com/jwbensley/Etherate is a nice Layer2 testing tool.
[https://avatars2.githubusercontent.com/u/1025875?v=4&s=400]<https://github.com/jwbensley/Etherate>

GitHub - jwbensley/Etherate: Linux CLI Ethernet and MPLS 
...<https://github.com/jwbensley/Etherate>
github.com
Etherate - Linux CLI Ethernet and MPLS Testing Tool



>
> Josh
>
> On Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 1:25 AM, CiscoNSP List <cisconsp_l...@hotmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi everyone,
>>
>>
>> Looking for an alternative to IPerf for link testing - Having some
>> "reliability" concerns with IPerf results (Primarily with simultaneous data
>> transfers) - Any recommendations are greatly appreciated (10G capabilities
>> would be fantastic, but not 100% necessary) - Has anyone used/tried
>> Ostinato ? Primarily after a tool that can provide load testing results
>> (simultaneous bidirectional, one direction, and UDP/TCP are primary
>> requirements...Happy to look at a commercial product/appliance if it ticks
>> all the boxes, but not wanting to spend a fortune :)
>>
>>
>> Thanks in advance
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