Alex J. G. Burzyński


livehttperf - Real life web performance testing tool


version 0.03


  livehttperf -md 1 -cm 20 -o test.xlsx < session.txt
        Read session from session.txt, set maximum delay between requests to
        1 second and run with concurrency: 1, 5, 10, 15 and 20. Save results
        in test.xlsx

  livehttperf -nd -m Content-Length -t 5 -c 20 -c 50 -o test.xlsx < session.txt
        Read session from session.txt, require matching Content-Length header
        and run without any delay with concurrency: 20 and 50. Save results
        in test.xlsx



-i, --input=file

Input file with recoreded session from LiveHTTP headers Firefox extension.

Default: "-" (STDIN)

-nd, --no_delay

Send requests one after another without detected delays.

Default: use delay

-md, --max_delay=NUM

If using delay, wait for no more then NUM seconds

Default: none

-h, --hostname=STRING

Override hostname in requests and set Host header to STRING.

Default: no change

-rc, --reuse_cookies

Use Cookie/Set-Cookie headers from recorded session.

Default: do not reuse


-n, --repeat=NUM

Repeat recorded session NUM times.

Default: 10

-t, --timeout=NUM

Connection timeout.

Default: 10

-m, --match=STRING

In addition to comparing HTTP response status line, use specified STRING header to confirm successful request. If provided multiple times all headers have to match.

Default: none

-c, --concurrency=NUM

Run NUM concurrent connections. Can be provided multiple times.

Default: 1

-cs, --concurrency_step=NUM
-cm, --concurrency_max=NUM

Alternatively specify maximum concurrency and incremented by provided step value.

Default max: none

Default step: 5

Display and results

-o, --output=file

Save results in Excel 2007 (XLSX) format.

Default: none

-v, --verbose

Repeat to increase verbosity level. Available levels: WARN, INFO, DEBUG, TRACE.

Default: WARN

-q, --quiet

Display only results.

Default: none


* App::livehttperf


Alex J. G. Burzyński <>


This software is copyright (c) 2012 by Alex J. G. Burzyński <>.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.