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I tried fiddler and wireshark to simulate slow network connections.

I could slow down the network with fiddler but it is for Http and https protocols. With wireshark I was able to capture TCP & MySQL protocols but could not find a way to slow it down. Probably, am I missing something?

Is there any tool that can help in simulating a very slow network response times with MySQL?

P.S: I am on windows.

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What are you trying to achieve? Why do you want a slow network connection? And are you talking about latency or throughput? –  Ladadadada Mar 14 '13 at 12:23

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You can set up a quick and functional network condition simulator by installing m0n0wall on a computer with two network cards. This computer then acts as a router. m0n0wall has a traffic shaping feature which allows you to limit bandwidth in both directions, add latency and drop packets for any computer on the inside of the m0n0wall's network - this is enough for basic simulation of different network conditions, and it will not cost a great deal.

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