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From Rainer Jung <rainer.j...@kippdata.de>
Subject Re: flood random profiletype?
Date Mon, 17 Mar 2008 19:05:13 GMT
Skye Poier Nott schrieb:
> Even better - very cool patch!!  Like many people, I'm interested 
> primarily in simulating real world traffic and round_robin doesn't 
> really cut it.
> 
> So is it in SVN or... ?

At the moment it exists as an attachment to older mails of Guy to the 
same list. See e.g. his mail on February 22:

http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/httpd-dev/200802.mbox/raw/%3c1203707287.9843.28.camel@localhost.localdomain%3e/2

Regards,

Rainer


> Skye
> 
> 
> 
> On 17-Mar-08, at 10:54 AM, Guy Ferraiolo wrote:
> 
>> It works a bit differently because it does text substitution.  That's a
>> more general case and is much more common for our needs.  Here's how it
>> would work in your case:
>>
>> 1.    use a requesttemplate
>> 2.    the URL would be http://w${RANVAR}.example.com/file.html
>>     RANVAR is the substitution variable, you can pick your
>>     variable names and have more than one in a URL
>> 3.    create a substitution file containing lines with the text
>>     you want substituted as (example file name mysubstfile):
>>     0000\n
>>     0001\n
>>     ...
>>     9999\n
>> 4.    Have a config file with a subst_list entry like this
>>
>>     <subst_list>
>>         <subst_entry>
>>             <subst_var>RANVAR</subst_var>
>>             <subst_file>/path-to/mysubstfile</subst_file>
>>         <subst_entry>
>>     <subst_list>
>>
>>
>> The win is that the subst file can contain lots of things beyond random
>> numbers.  It's very easy to create a subst file from an access log and
>> get very good agreement with your actual traffic.  So URLs like
>> http://example.com/?q=${QUERYFROMREALTRAFFIC} work fine.  You can do
>> port numbers too.
>>
>> Very large subst files work fine.
>>
>> Guy
>>
>> On Mon, 2008-03-17 at 10:43 -0700, Skye Poier Nott wrote:
>>> Interesting..
>>>
>>> I have 10,000 host aliases setup up from w0000.example.com to
>>> w9999.example.com so your patch would let me do something like http://
>>> w{random number from 0000-9999}.example.com/file.html in the urllist?
>>> Well that would sure cut down on the size of the flood config xml.
>>>
>>> Hopefully your patch can do zero padding of random numbers!  What's
>>> the url for the patch file?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Skye
>>>
>>>
>>> On 17-Mar-08, at 10:37 AM, Guy Ferraiolo wrote:
>>>
>>>> Actually, I think my current patch which does randomization on URLs in
>>>> round_robin profiles provides a bit more.
>>>>
>>>> Any news on the patch, folks?
>>>>
>>>> Guy
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, 2008-03-17 at 10:35 -0700, Skye Poier Nott wrote:
>>>>> It looks like (contrary to the docs) the only available <profiletype>
>>>>> for flood is round_robin.
>>>>>
>>>>> Does anyone have a patch to support <profiletype>random</
>>>>> profiletype>?
>>>>>
>>>>> If not, and I write one, would you be interested in the patch?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> Skye
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> -- 
>>>> Guy Ferraiolo                                   mailto:guyf@CNET.com
>>>> Performance Measurement & Analysis              http://CNET.com
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>>>
>> -- 
>> Guy Ferraiolo                                   mailto:guyf@CNET.com
>> Performance Measurement & Analysis              http://CNET.com
>> CNET                                            tel: 1.908.541.3739
>> 1200 Route 22 East                              fax: 1.908.575.7474
>> Bridgewater, NJ 08807                           cel: 1.732.618.0250

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