[NANOG] Introducing latency for testing?

Mike Lyon mike.lyon at gmail.com
Fri May 2 15:28:42 CDT 2008


Thank you all for the wonderful responses!

Cheers,
Mike


On Fri, May 2, 2008 at 1:27 PM, Deepak Jain <deepak at ai.net> wrote:
> Or a FreeBSD box with DUMMYNET (runs through IPFW). You can do all of that
> stuff.
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>  C. Tate Baumrucker wrote:
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> > setup a linux box between the systems with netem (included in most
> distros). http://www.linux-foundation.org/en/Net:Netem
> > with it, you can introduce latency, loss, jitter, etc.
> > tate
> >
> >
> > Mike Lyon wrote:
> >
> > > So I want to mimic some latency in a test network for DB replication.
> > > I am wondering what other's have used for this? Obviously, the best
> > > way to would be to actually have one box across the US or across the
> > > globe to actually test against but what if you don't have that? Are
> > > there any GPL software router solutions that would allow you to tweak
> > > the latency in between the two test boxes?
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance.
> > >
> > > -Mike
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