Packet loss statistics

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Thu May 28 11:20:02 CDT 2009


On May 28, 2009, at 12:03 PM, Ric Messier wrote:

>
> Is anyone aware of useful resources for packet loss over large LANs  
> and WANs? Google turned up a nice statistics page for Qwest's  
> network but not much else that seems useful to me.
>
> Our testing teams are trying to simulate expected network conditions  
> and rather than go overboard, having something close to real-world  
> parameters would be nice.


	Depending on what you want, you could use something like smokeping or  
owamp to measure your network.  (Both can be easily found via the goog).

	There are also commercial packages (eg: firehunter) that can be  
utilized as well to measure your network.

	- jared




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