Flowgrind - TCP traffic generator

Installation under FreeBSD

Created by Christian Samsel on on 2012-03-12
Keywords:
flowgrind freebsd install
Last updated by:
Alexander Zimmermann on on 2014-04-14

Tested with
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FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE

RELEASE VERSION installation
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Straight forward installation using port tree:
  cd /usr/ports/benchmarks/flowgrind; make install clean

TARBALL VERSION Installation
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Install required xmlrpc-c library:
  cd /usr/ports/net/xmlrpc-c; make install clean (activate curl)

Install optional libGSL and libpcap library if you want to
use all flowgrind features:
  cd /usr/ports/math/gsl; make install clean
  cd /usr/ports/net/libpcap; make install clean

Extract archive:
  tar xjvf flowgrind-*.tar.bz2
  cd flowgrind-*

Configure sources:
  CFLAGS=-I/usr/local/include LDFLAGS=-L/usr/local/lib ./configure

Build and installl flowgrind:
  make && make install

Hint
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Currently sysctl net.inet6.ip6.v6only=0 (disables ipv6) might be required.