[strongSwan-dev] load-tester plugin modification

Martin Willi martin at strongswan.org
Fri Jul 29 14:44:54 CEST 2011

> So you mean that I can use the load tester to establish a number of
> tunnels and then generate traffic (i.e. pings) for each of these
> tunnels with iperf?
> I thought that this is not supported by load-tester plugin.

Load-tester can't generate application traffic itself. But it can
establish regular IPsec tunnels where you can run any benchmarking tool
on it.
> What I want to test is a lot of tunnels with traffic to a particular
> gateway.

Should be no problem to run an iperf instance on each negotiated
load-tester tunnel. Just make sure you use the correct addresses.


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