How to create dummy load for user visit of web page

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Want to create user load upto about 300 to 400 visitors. The web page is already hosted. What is the solution to create the dummy load of users?
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This is for Linux (To be installed on the machine you are testing from)

You can use ab  apache bench

ab -n 300 -c 1 http://www.domain.com/page/

This means send 300 requests one at a time,  or

ab -n 300 -c 10 http://www.domain.com/page/

This means send 30 requests with 10 concurrent

Adjust as your needs

For Windows

You can use Jmeter , its also available for Linux

http://jakarta.apache.org/jmeter/

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What is the learning curve for Jmeter? In terms of download & setup then completing one load test for a simple or very basic web page test.

How many man hours or man days work it is?
Monis MontherSystem Architect

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10 Man working hours is enough

The Site I sent to your has pdf tutorials


Installatoin

This is a quick installation for windows,  it simple as unpack and run .bat file

1-      Download the Apache Jmeter tool from the link

http://www.toggle.com/lv/group/view/kl44943/Jmeter.htm

2-      Extract the compressed downloded Apache Jmeter.
3-      Download the java program from the link
          http://www.java.com/en/download/index.jsp
4-      Setup the java after downloading it and wait untill finishing the next downloading.
5-      Finally you can run the Apache Jmeter from the path
jakarta-jmeter-2.3RC3\bin\jmeter.bat

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