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Topology

Setup

Download the archive and unpack it

wget http:///session6.zip
unzip session6.zip

The archive contains the follosing files

  • ubuntu.img - the virtual machine's disk
  • prepare.sh - the script for setting up the virtual machine
  • iperf_client.sh - launches multiple streams using iperf
  • iperf_server.sh - listens on multiple sockets using iperf

Install the necessary packets

sudo ./prepare.sh prepare

Boot up the virtual machine

sudo ./prepare.sh start

Open SSH consoles to the virtual machine

ssh root@192.168.0.2

Bandwidth

netperf

Run a simple netperf test

netperf -H 192.168.0.2
  • What is the bandwidth of the virtual link?
  • How does netperf run? On the virtual machine, check the TCP listening ports
    netstat -tlpn

    Which options are available to the netperf users?

    netperf --help

Speedtest.net

Measure bandwidth and delay on links towards California and Spain

http://speedtest.net

Latency

ping

traceroute

DNS latency

Power consumption

netperf

Availability

ethtool

MTU

sesiuni/virtualization-networking/session6.1372172746.txt.gz · Last modified: 2013/06/25 18:05 by freescale