This is the blog of Ronald Bartels that wanders on and off the subject of problem management (that is how it started), but it is best described by Ray who says this is Daddy's thoughts! Like the best music is from the Eighties and a wee dram helps in solving most inconveniences.
is commercial enterprise-level network assessment tool that can
simulate real-world network environments and applications at the
transport layer (Layer 4), supporting testing via TCP, UDP, RTP, IPX,
SPX, IPv4, IPv6, IP Multicast, and VoIP. You can measure throughput,
jitter, packet loss, end-to-end delay, MOS and MDI. It's offered as a
Windows-based console but also provides endpoint software for many
platforms, including Windows CE, Linux, Sun Solaris, Novell Netware, and
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