Welcome to the home of Flent: The FLExible Network Tester. Flent is a Python wrapper to run multiple simultaneous network benchmarking tool instances (e.g. netperf/iperf/ping) and aggregate the results. It was previously known as 'netperf-wrapper'.
There's a short paper (pdf) describing some of the design goals of Flent.
Install Flent as per the instructions below, then see the Quick-start section to get going.
Installing Flent can be done in several ways, depending on your operating system:
- Ubuntu users: Add the tohojo/flent PPA.
- Debian (and Ubuntu) users: Use the Pre-built packages from the Open Build Service.
- Arch Linux users: Install 'flent' from the AUR.
- Other Linux and OSX with Macbrew:Install from the Python cheese shop:
pip install flent
Getting involved is easy: