I want to do some stress testing for my application. I read this article here on the introduction to load testing:
But I was not sure how to install Siege on a CentOS server, could someone point me to the direction?
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First, you need to get the Siege source files. Here’s a link to the current siege repo:
As an example here would go with siege-3.1.4:
Once we have the files ready, cd into the folder and compile:
This is pretty much it, you can check if Siege is working by running this command here:
Here are a couple of example commands that you could run in order to make sure that the installation was successful:
Warning: Only use Siege to test websites that you either own or have permission to test. Using Siege against unauthorized websites may be considered a crime in some countries.
Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby Source