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Please find the latest manual for Webserver Stress Tool here:

Manual Webserver Stress Tool (pdf)

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Here are some glossary terms used very often in the manual and inside the software:

·      Click
A simulated mouse click of a user sending a request (one of the URLs from the URL list) to the server and immediately requesting any necessary redirects, frames and images (if enabled).

·      Request
An HTTP request sent to the server regardless of an answer.

·      Hit
A completed HTTP request (i.e. sent to the server and answered completely). Hits can be the PAGE request of a "click" or its frames, images etc.

·      Time for DNS
Time to resolve a URL's domain name using the client system's current DNS server.

·      Time to connect
Time to set up a connection to the server.

·      Time to first byte (TFB)
Time between initiating a request and receiving the first byte of data from the server.

·      Click Time
The time a user had to wait until his "click" was finished (including redirections/frames/images etc.).

·      Click Delay
The time a user needs to view the webpage he just downloaded until he initiates the next click

·      User Bandwidth
The bandwidth a user was able to achieve.

·      Sent Requests
Number of requests sent to the server during a period.

·      Received Requests
Number of answers received from the server during a period.


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