On 01-Oct-99 Vincent Cunniffe wrote:
>ilug-admin at linux.ie wrote:
>>>> Any ideas folks?
>> What sort of traffic, exactly?
Basically "Noise"... don't particularly want to do anything just use up some
bandwidth in a somewhat random fashion...
>> Trying to generate a load on a remote machine? If it's got any
> services on it like FTP, NFS, or telnet, then just write a
> script to do commandline calls to move files back and forth or
> to dump text into the telnet connection.
That's what I was thinking myself really.....
>> Or possibly kick off multiple copies of ping with the frequency
> and payload tuned to the traffic level you require.
>See can you find "bing". "ping -f" generates a dose of ICMP traffic
>alright. Spray on solaris also does the trick.
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