Network traffic simulator

Tom Smyth tom.smyth at wirelessconnect.eu
Tue May 24 22:42:23 UTC 2016


Hi Michell,

the CCR series from MT is probably is as cost effictive a 10G+ Capable
system that you can use to generate and measure the packet troughput of a
core router under test... check out traffic generator
http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Tools/Traffic_Generator

you can generate small packets / large packets ... simulate TCP throughput
and play wireshark pcap files.. .. it is prety comprehensive...  somre of
the configuration syntax is not that intutive ... but its worakable...
any system that I have tested with traffic generator vs  an expensive
calibrated tests the results were always corelating between MT traffic
generator and the expensive testers with an error margin of 1-2 %
I hope that helps...

Peace out

On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 1:17 PM, Mitchell Lewis <mitchell at dash-networks.com>
wrote:

> Hi,I am looking to validate the performance specs of a core router. I am
> looking for a network traffic simulator which can simulate 40 gbps of
> traffic. I am looking for a simulator with sfp+ ports.
> I am interested in any input as to brands to look at, build one myself etc.
> Thanks,Mitchell




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