bombardment - Run Siege with an ever-increasing number of users
bombardment [urlfile] [initial number of clients] [increment value]
[number of increments] [delay]"
bombardment urlfile.txt 5 10 20 1
bombardment is part of the Siege package. It calls siege with an
initial number of clients. When that run finishes, it immediately
calls siege again with that number of clients plus the increment. It
does this the number of times specified in the fourth argument.
The name of the file containing one or more URLs for siege to
initial number of clients
The number of clients to be used on the first Siege run.
The number of clients to add from run to run.
number of increments
The number of times to run siege.
delay The is the amount of time, in seconds, that each client will
wait between requests. The Siege default of 3 is overridden by
bombardment and is 15.
bombardment can very easily overcome process and filehandle limits.
Siege DOES give a warning if it is going to exceed 600 concurrent
processes. See your system documentation (or try ulimit -a) for
information on the limits of your system before using a high number of
siege(1), urls_txt(5), layingsiege(7), siege2csv(1)
Written by Peter Hutnick <firstname.lastname@example.org>