Tugger the SLUGger!SLUG Mailing List Archives

Re: [SLUG] WAN simulation


On Thu, Jul 20, 2006 at 03:31:11PM +0930, Glen Turner wrote:
> Gavin Carr wrote:
> >Quick question - I'm wanting to do some lab-based WAN simulation i.e. 
> >have an ethernet link set up between two boxes that has wan-like 
> >latencies on it. I was thinking I could maybe just insert a linux 
> >router/forwarder into that link if I can find some means of 
> >introducing forwarding delays there - anyone know of any way to do
> >that?
> 
> Linux has the netem traffic classifier.  I use it all the
> time for exactly this scenario.
> See <http://linux-net.osdl.org/index.php/Netem>.

Thanks for all the responses. Glen's netem looks exactly what I was 
after - off to play ...

Cheers,
Gavin