I am evaluating this product and have a question about packet loss settings:
The packet loss Fixed Number option does not seem to work for me. When I select Fixed Number I cannot alter the values in From and To fields.
I can change these values when Percentage option is selected. If I select Percentage with values 1 to 5 and then select Fixed Number it displays the loss of every 1st packet.
Any help you can provide would be appreciated. Thanks.
percentage of packets to be lost. For example, you can specify 1% to be lost, and at the same time configure it as sequential loss.
In this case, if the sequential loss is set from 1 to 1 packet, it means in each 1000 packets there will be about 10 lost packets, randomly distributed, 1 packet lost at a time.
If the sequential loss is set from 2 to 4 packets, likewise it means in each 1000 packets there will be about 10 lost in total, but this time they will be lost in bursts of 2, 3 or 4 lost packets at a time. This closely resembles a physical connection that would usually have an unexpected loss of a few packets at once, e.g. due to interference.
fixed number simply loses 1 packet out of each X (or every Xth packet). Sequential loss doesn't apply in this case.