[Serusers] Is there a tool for benchmarking SER?

Maxim Sobolev sobomax at portaone.com
Sat Feb 15 20:10:08 CET 2003

Nils Ohlmeier wrote:
> On Saturday 15 February 2003 19:30, Maxim Sobolev wrote:
> > Our company mostly finished development of the SIP VoIP system that
> > consists of the SER for registration, de-NATifying, and routing and
> > B2BUA for debit applications. Now we would like to test performance of
> > the whole system under the load. In the SER's documentation I saw very
> > impressive performance numbers and wonder how they were obtained. Are
> > there any freely-available tools for creating huge number of SIP
> > sessions simulateneously and if yes, how they can be obtained?
> >
> > Any pointers are greatly appreciated.
> The numbers from the documentation are not obtained with sipsak
> (http://sipsak.berlios.de), but you can give it try.
> A simple meassurement with 1000 users could look like this:
> 'sipsak -U -e 1000 -l 5070 -s sip:test at atyourproxy.com;
> sipsak -I -e 1000 -l 5070 -s sip:test at atyourproxy.com'
> The first registers 1000 users and prints out the duration at the end. The
> second command simulates a successful call to each of the users and also
> prints out the duration.
> To get real load on your servers you should do this from multiple hosts at the
> same time with different users.
> If you just want to stress you server use the flood mode (-F). This wont
> meassure anything, but you will probably learn the limits of your system :-)

Thanks, I'll give it a try.


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