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I have Darwin streaming Server and VLC installed on different virtual machines. What i am trying to do is stress test/benchmark both from a third virtual machine. This is a preliminary part of a project i am working on.

The idea is to check service speed/maybe quality when i send 2-10-100 rtsp requests for one file then the same thing for 5 files...and so on

Any recommendations?

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It's possible to use VLC or openRTSP. You can write a shell script to open up all 100 connections.

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Thank you. openRTSP -Q /rstp://<url>/playlist.sdp does the trick. All you have to do next is redirect what would be shown on terminal to a file and bingo. – Voodoower Apr 13 '13 at 8:33

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