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httpress — High performance HTTP server stress & benchmark utility.

Synopsis

httpress [-flag [value]]... [url]

Description

This is a high performance HTTP server stress & benchmark utility; inspired by weighttp tool. Main features:

event driven (low memory footprint, large number of connections)

multi-threaded (uses all cores of your CPU)

SSL support (via GNUTLS library) with cipher suite selection

Options

-n num
number of requests (default: 1)
-t num
number of threads (default: 1)
-c num
concurrent connections (default: 1)
-k
keep alive (default: no)
-q
no progress indication (default: no)
-z pri
GNUTLS cipher priority (default: NORMAL)
-h
show this help

example: httpress -n 10000 -c 100 -t 4 -k http://localhost:8080/index.html

Authors

Yaroslav Stavnichiy

Bugs

Please report issues reports to: https://bitbucket.org/yarosla/httpress/…

Info

February 2014 httpress System Administration Utilities