A new way to test systems in multiple machine scenarios...

Garrett Cooper yaneurabeya at gmail.com
Sun Jul 6 03:52:08 UTC 2014

> On Jul 5, 2014, at 20:04, "George Neville-Neil" <gnn at neville-neil.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've coded up a system to allow you to control multiple other systems for use in testing.
> https://github.com/gvnn3/conductor
> It's BSD licensed, of course, and is only alpha quality but I'm using it in the test lab
> to control hosts in forwarding tests.
> I'll be updating the system frequently over the coming months as I build out more test scenarios,
> add documentation and the like.
> There are two main scripts, player, and conductor.  You run N players, one per machine, and
> a single conductor.  The conductor controls the players by sending down phases which are
> encoded in INI style configs.  There are a few, simple, samples in the config/ directory
> of the project.
> Best,
> George
> NOTE: Conductor MUST run as root to be useful.  Do NOT run on the open Internet.  It is meant
> for private test labs.

I took a quick glance at the code -- have you considered using multiprocessing managers instead?



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