[ntp:questions] Testing throughput in NTP servers

Ulf Samuelsson ulf at invalid.com
Fri Sep 14 18:44:19 UTC 2012


On 2012-09-12 20:34, unruh wrote:
> On 2012-09-12, Ulf Samuelsson <ulf at invalid.com> wrote:
>> Anyone knows if there are any available Linux based S/W to test the
>> throughput of NTP servers?
>> I.E:
>>
>> 	packets per second?
>> 	% of lost packets
>> 	etc?
>>
>> Best Regards
>> Ulf Samuelsson
>
> I hope not. I can just see someone deciding to test one of the stratum 1
> main servers (eg at the usno) Why in the world would you want this?
>

I am part of a small team that is evaluating how to replace some 
existing stratum 1 servers, so your guess is not far off

The tests will be done in a lab environment so you will still
be able to record Dr Phil or whatever your NTP needs are  :-)

BR
Ulf Samuelsson




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