[e2e] web based network configuration tester

Guy T Almes almes at internet2.edu
Thu Jul 11 12:09:17 PDT 2002

  Very very nice.
        -- Guy

--On Thursday, July 11, 2002 13:20:14 -0500 Richard Carlson 
<RACarlson at anl.gov> wrote:

> Folks;
> For the past few months I have been developing a web based configuration
> tester.  I have a globally visible copy at
> http://miranda.ctd.anl.gov:7123  This tool uses a Web100 enhanced kernel
> and a java applet originally written at ORNL to analyze end-to-end TCP
> flows.
> The idea is to gather enough data from a single test to determine 1) the
> link type (Fast Ethernet, Ethernet, IEEE 802.11 wireless, or Cable/DSL
> modem); 2) the duplex setting (full or half); and 3) if a shared link in
> the path is congested.  It also looks for errors due to Duplex Mis-match
> and faulty hardware conditions.  The applet provides 'drill down' buttons
> to give the user as much or as little information as they want.  Finally
> there is a 'report trouble' button that will generate an email report.
> So far this tester has received over 1000 hits from over 14 countries on
> 3 continents.  I would be interested in hearing from this community on
> how accurate this tool is and what problems it fails to report.  Please
> give it a try and let me know what you think.
> Rich
> ------------------------------------
> Richard A. Carlson				e-mail: RACarlson at anl.gov
> Network Research Section			phone:  (630) 252-7289
> Argonne National Laboratory			fax:    (630) 252-4021
> 9700 Cass Ave. S.
> Argonne,  IL 60439

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