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.TH "TSUNG" "1" "21 mai 2006" "" ""
tsung \- A distributed multi-protocol load testing tool.
\fBtsung\fR [ \fB-f configuration file\fR ] [ \fB-l log file\fR ] [ \fB-r command\fR ] [ \fB-p plugin\fR ] [ \fBstart|stop|restart|debug|status|recorder|stop_recorder\fR ]
\fBtsung\fR is a distributed load testing
tool. It is protocol-independent and can currently be used to
stress and benchmark HTTP, PostgreSQL and Jabber servers.
It simulates user behaviour using an XML description file,
reports many measurements in real time (statistics can be
customized with transactions, and graphics generated using
For HTTP, it supports 1.0 and 1.1, has a proxy mode to
record sessions, supports GET and POST methods, Cookies, and Basic
WWW-authentication. It also has support for SSL.
There are two applications builtin with this script: the load testing tool, and the proxy recorder.
Several config examples can be found in
start tsung load testing
start tsung with an erlang shell
stop tsung
start the proxy recorder (listening port is 8090). By default the HTTP recorder is started. With the -p option, you can select another plugin. The resulting files will be created as \fI~/.tsung/tsung_recorderYYYMMDD-HH:MM.xml\fR; if it doesn't work, take a look at \fI~/.tsung/log/tsung.log-tsunami_recorder@hostname\fR
stop the proxy recorder
print current status of tsung
A manual should be available at
\fI/usr/share/doc/tsung/user_manual.html\fR\&. It
is also available online at
specifies the configuration file to use. The default file name is \fI~/.tsung/tsung.xml\fR
specifies the log file to use. The default log file name is \fI~/tsung/log/tsung.log\fR
Specifies an alternative to ssh (rsh for ex.) for starting a slave node on a remote host
Specifies the plugin used for the recorder. Default is http, available: http, pgsql
Please reports bugs to the mailing list
<>, see for
\fBTsung\fR is written by Nicolas Niclausse
<>\&. Contributors list
is available in
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