Azure VM-to-VM multithreaded throughput meter

Last updated: 12-10-2016

This template allows you to run VM-to-VM throughput test with NTttcp utility.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
probeVmSize Size of the VM that runs the test.
targetVmSize Size of the target VM.
testDataTransferMode Data transfer mode for NTttcp tool.
testSendBufferSize Size of the send buffer for NTttcp tool.
testReceiveBufferSize Size of the receive buffer for NTttcp tool.
testSendOverlappedBuffers Number of posted send overlapped buffers for NTttcp tool.
testReceiveOverlappedBuffers Number of posted receive overlapped buffers for NTttcp tool.
testSenderThreadNumber Number of the sender threads for NTttcp tool.
testReceiverThreadNumber Number of the receiver threads for NTttcp tool.
testDurationSeconds Number of seconds for NTttcp tool test run.
adminUsername Username for the probe and target VMs.
adminPassword Password for the probe and target VMs.
_artifactsLocation The base URI where artifacts required by this template are located. When the template is deployed using the accompanying scripts, a private location in the subscription will be used and this value will be automatically generated.
_artifactsLocationSasToken The sasToken required to access _artifactsLocation. When the template is deployed using the accompanying scripts, a sasToken will be automatically generated.

Use the template

PowerShell

New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/vm-to-vm-throughput-meter-multithreaded/azuredeploy.json
Install and configure Azure PowerShell

Command line

azure config mode arm
azure group deployment create <my-resource-group> <my-deployment-name> --template-uri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/vm-to-vm-throughput-meter-multithreaded/azuredeploy.json
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface