[Snort-users] Traffic Generator / Host Emulator

Ravi Kumar ravivsn at ...11910...
Tue Jul 6 22:02:01 EDT 2004

Try honeyd to simulate all types of OS like windows,cisco, linux etc.,
ROCSYS Technologies Ltd.,

Josh Gomez wrote:

> I have a few Snort boxes in place for my test environment & now I need 
> to make my environment real.
> I need to do some serious traffic generating (all kinds).
> Was wondering if anyone could suggest some good solutions (commercial 
> products/appliances ok).
> Preferably need something that can simulate thousands of hosts on a 
> network/segment, generate the assoicated traffic as well as bring up 
> MAC/IP's.
> If I could simulate a network/LAN with at least 5-10,000 nodes on it, 
> generate various kinds of traffic, including netBios & the like that 
> would be cool.
> Would really be cool if I could have these virtual nodes appear as a 
> variety of OS types, i.e. Windows.
> Does anything like this even exist?
> VMware is great but it has it's limitations, (only about 1/2 
> dozen Virtual machines per CPU).
> Would be nice if there was magic box!
> Will be cool if the box is able to generate DOS / Security attacks & 
> the like.
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks...

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