simulating dhcp requests?
ragnar at ghn.se
Fri Sep 15 16:28:34 UTC 2006
Ricardo Stella wrote:
>Jiann-Ming Su wrote:
>>Is there a way to use dhclient to simulate a bunch of dhcp requests?
>>I'm trying to do a load test on our dhcp configuration. But, dhclient
>>want to bind to an existing interface. The other way I've briefly
>>considered is to generate the dhcprequest through the existing
>>interface and using linux netfilter to spoof random MAC addresses.
>>Thanks for any tips.
>You could try to script around using dhcping
>(http://www.mavetju.org/unix/dhcping-man.php), feeding it random MAC
Or try our "dhcptool". Similar to dhcping but you can generate more
arbitrary DHCP packets
with it. Released as open source.
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