[geeks] I need a "bad network"
mrbill at mrbill.net
Thu Jun 10 13:41:45 CDT 2004
On Thu, Jun 10, 2004 at 02:40:14PM -0400, David L Kindred (Dave) wrote:
> I have a need for a configurable and repeatable "bad network" for some
> testing. I would need it to do things like "drop every nth packet" or
> "randomly drop n% of packets" or even "look for x then drop n packets",
> that sort of thing. I can imagine how to build such a beast, perhaps by
> using a Linux or BSD box and constantly mucking with the
> ipchains/iptables/netfilter rules, but I'm assuming someone somewhere
> already sells (or has written) such a beast.
> The problem is, I'm not even sure what this thing would be called.
> Maybe a "Network Simulator"?
Just build a "router" out of a Windows machine and use Realtek
PCI 10/100 ethernet cards. Same end result. :)
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