Stateful Ethernet Traffic Generation and Analysis
Vulcan makes it easy to generate stateful traffic over Ethernet and then analyze how firewalls, wireline & wireless networks, NICs, packet brokers, NAT routers, bandwidth-shapers and so on perform in a wide range of real-world scenarios.
Vulcan is available in two chassis: the high-performance VulcanBay which supports testing up to 40GE with 24 million Concurrent Connections (CC) or 6 million Connections Per Second (CPS) and 7 million Transactions Per Second (TPS). Or the smaller VulcanCompact which can test up to 10GE with 14 million TCP Concurrent Connections (CC), 5 million TCP Connections Per Second (CPS) and 2.8 million Transactions Per Second (TPS) and 500,000 Concurrent TLS Sessions.
VulcanManager is a free Windows-based application used for configuring, generating and analyzing stateful Ethernet traffic up to 40Gbps. VulcanManager supports TLS 1.2 performance testing e.g. handshakes per second, TLS throughput, concurrent TLS connections, etc., with different cipher suites and certificate key sizes on a DUT that decrypts traffic on one side and encrypts on the other.
Also included is VulcanAppMix, a library of application traffic and protocols in pcap format that makes it easy to set up large-scale realistic traffic from various applications, using pre-defined and customizable mix templates.