[smokeping-users] Re: Curl probe only measures primary target, not the redirects

Rob de Jong rob at dejongnet.net
Fri Nov 25 01:26:51 MET 2005


I forgot to mention that I do get the right measurement when I run the 
command in a shell.
The result looks like:

Curl progress meter
Result like 0.033
HTML dump of everything
Result like 7.2 (Which is about right)



rob at dejongnet.net wrote:

>First of all I want to thank the devs for this great tool
>I like it's combination of power and simplicity.
>I've got my forms, cookies, redirects, etc happening.
>Just have one problem left that I need some help with.
>The page below results in a number of redirects.
>My problem is that my probe only records the time taken to download this
>small "relocated" page, not the big one sitting behind it.
>An Ethereal trace on the server shows that the whole lot is correctly
>being downloaded by the probe.
>Is there anything I can do about this?
>SmokePing 2.05 on Linux
>*** Probes ***
>+ Curl
>agent = User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1;
>SV1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322)
>*** Targets ***
>probe = Curl
>menu = Top
>title = Network Latency Grapher
>remark = Welcome to the SmokePing website
>+ XHD_Main
>menu  = XHD Main Page Test
>title = XHD Main Page Test
>probe = Curl
>host  = xos-sand.xos.dnsalias.net
>urlformat = http://%host%/xeroxhelpdesk/MainPage.aspx
>extraargs = -L -b /etc/smokeping/cookies.txt -c /etc/smokeping/cookies.txt
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