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Fast Data Transfer Tool (FDT)

Fast Data Transfer

This Java-based tool comes from Caltech.

Installation

wget http://monalisa.cern.ch/FDT/lib/fdt.jar
wget http://monalisa.cern.ch/FDT/scripts/fdtClient.sh

Sample Commands

start server:

java -jar fdt.jar

client commands:

# memory to memory performance test
fdtClient.sh -c hostname -nettest -P 4 &
#disk read performance test
fdtClient.sh -c hostname -P 2 -pull /storage/data1/testfiles/file1 -d /dev/null

#data transfer
fdtClient.sh -c hostname -P 4 -pull /path/to/files -d /path/to/outputDir