dhcperf (Re: dhcpd stress test?

sthaug at nethelp.no sthaug at nethelp.no
Thu May 7 18:13:28 UTC 2009

> > dhcperf from Nominum.
> > 
> > http://www.nominum.com/services/measurement_tools.php
> > 
> > Its helped us understand our dhcp performance, we were able to tweak some 
> > things and speed it up significantly.
> Well, that's a fun little tool.  I've been through the man page (tho' I 
> admit Mondayitis) but I don't see how you can use it to test a pool that's 
> on a different subnet from the host that is running dhcperf.

I believe the tool works as a DHCP relay agents. Thus you can certainly
test DHCP servers on other subnets than the one running dhcperf.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no

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