Re: Generating Traffic to Stress Test IDS

From: John Ladwig (
Date: 01/24/02

From: John Ladwig <>
To: (Mitchel Chapman)
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2002 12:12:33 -0600 (CST)

Not to cast any aspersions on SmartBits, but Marcus Ranum recently posted
a nice paper on stressing IDS systems, available at:
> SpirentCom has a great product to spew loads of packets
> You might want to check them out.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chad Gough []
> Sent: Thursday, January 24, 2002 9:27 AM
> To:
> Subject: Generating Traffic to Stress Test IDS
> Does anyone know of any good tools that can generate alot of network traffic
> to see at what point an IDS starts dropping packets?
> Thanks,
> Chad

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