Subject: Re: ip_fil throughput rates?
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Herb Peyerl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/26/1999 18:26:24
Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU> wrote:
> >Another machine I have runs somewhat greater load but has less interfaces. It's
> >a NAT machine for a rather busy webserver:
> >PII/450 with an obscene amount of ram for the application (384MB):
> >saabing# ipnat -l | wc -l
> > 7609
> >saabing# w
> > 9:23AM up 116 days, 23:33, 1 user, load averages: 0.08, 0.09, 0.08
> >saabing# netstat -in | grep Link
> >fxp0 1500 <Link> 00:90:27:2f:3c:b4 366968253 0 269630345 0 12605279
> >fxp1 1500 <Link> 00:90:27:2f:42:0c 274335323 0 366299814 0 11598504
> Thanks Herb. Lessee, 24 hrs/day, 3600 sec/hr, that's about 27 pkts/sec
> on fxp0 and 36 pkts/sec on fxp1, for a mean rate (guessing 1kbyte packets)
> around 300 kbit/sec. My target is 20-30x that...
> Or did your interface counters wrap?
no, probably not... It's a website that eats most of a 10mbit colo ethernet
connection... I guess I was illustrating the number of NAT translations...
like I said, they may not be wholly impressive, but I think they're fairly
cool... Especially since the thing has been up solid since last February
modulo an intentional reboot by myself.