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Re: UDP Badness [Was: Re: How to measure network quality&performance for voip&gameservers (udp packetloss, delay, jitter,...)]

  • From: tony sarendal
  • Date: Fri Mar 10 06:53:50 2006
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On 10/03/06, Mark Smith <[email protected] > wrote:
On Tue, 7 Mar 2006 23:33:44 +0000
"tony sarendal" < [email protected]> wrote:

> On 07/03/06, Gunther Stammwitz <[email protected]> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Well that's true but Iperf won't show you at which time a loss occured. It
> > will simply print out the results when the test has been finished. I need
> > something well more accurate that can also tell me which hop is causing
> > the
> > problems.
> >
> > Last I checked I got the time from Iperf, even if it was indirectly.
> A tool that shows which hop in the network that has problems forwarding
> certain traffic ? Awesome, I want one of those.

traceroute ? :-) (sorry, couldn't resist)
Does traceroute really do that ? Even for ICMP.
Think about it.
Hint: the return packets your traceroute produces,
do they have the same return path for every hop ?
Think Internet, think large providers with many peerings.

Tony Sarendal - [email protected]
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