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== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
 
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Provides a set of tools for testing either the NFS client or the NFS server, most of the functionality is focused mainly on testing the client.
  
 
== Owner ==
 
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== Current status ==
 
== Current status ==
* Targeted release: [[Releases/<number> | Fedora <number> ]]
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* Targeted release: Fedora 19
* Last updated: (DATE)
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* Last updated: 2012-11-27
* Percentage of completion: XX%
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* Percentage of completion: 100%
  
 
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== Detailed Description ==
 
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NFStest provides a set of tools for testing either the NFS client or the NFS server, including
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the framework for developing more tests.
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These tools include the following:
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* Process command line arguments
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* Provide functionality for PASS/FAIL
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* Provide test grouping functionality
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* Provide multiple client support
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* Logging mechanism
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* Debug info control
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* Mount/Unmount control
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* Create files/directories
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* Provide mechanism to start a packet trace
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* Provide mechanism to simulate a network partition
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* Support for pNFS testing
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* Provide mechanism to automate packet trace inspection
  
 
== Benefit to Fedora ==
 
== Benefit to Fedora ==
 
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The inclusion of nfstest benefits Fedora by providing customers with a tool to test NFS functionality and a development platform for creating new NFS tests. It is our hope this will increase adoption of NFSv4 and pNFS.
  
 
== Scope ==
 
== Scope ==
 
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At this point, all of the development is done. The scope of change that will affect the over all distribution is very small. NFStest is a standalone package for testing NFS functionality.
  
 
== How To Test ==
 
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There is no special hardware or data needed to test NFStest.
  
 
== User Experience ==
 
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Users may use NFStest to check the functionality of their NFS environment.
  
 
== Dependencies ==
 
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python > 2.6
  
 
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No contingency plan is necessary. All the development is done.
  
 
== Documentation ==
 
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* website:  http://wiki.linux-nfs.org/wiki/index.php/NFStest
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* GIT tree: http://git.linux-nfs.org/?p=mora/nfstest.git;a=blob;f=README
  
 
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* More detailed information can be found at: http://wiki.linux-nfs.org/wiki/index.php/NFStest
  
 
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Latest revision as of 12:57, 28 February 2013


Contents

[edit] NFStest

[edit] Summary

Provides a set of tools for testing either the NFS client or the NFS server, most of the functionality is focused mainly on testing the client.

[edit] Owner

  • Email: steved@redhat.com

[edit] Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 19
  • Last updated: 2012-11-27
  • Percentage of completion: 100%

[edit] Detailed Description

NFStest provides a set of tools for testing either the NFS client or the NFS server, including the framework for developing more tests. These tools include the following:

  • Process command line arguments
  • Provide functionality for PASS/FAIL
  • Provide test grouping functionality
  • Provide multiple client support
  • Logging mechanism
  • Debug info control
  • Mount/Unmount control
  • Create files/directories
  • Provide mechanism to start a packet trace
  • Provide mechanism to simulate a network partition
  • Support for pNFS testing
  • Provide mechanism to automate packet trace inspection

[edit] Benefit to Fedora

The inclusion of nfstest benefits Fedora by providing customers with a tool to test NFS functionality and a development platform for creating new NFS tests. It is our hope this will increase adoption of NFSv4 and pNFS.

[edit] Scope

At this point, all of the development is done. The scope of change that will affect the over all distribution is very small. NFStest is a standalone package for testing NFS functionality.

[edit] How To Test

There is no special hardware or data needed to test NFStest.

[edit] User Experience

Users may use NFStest to check the functionality of their NFS environment.

[edit] Dependencies

python > 2.6

[edit] Contingency Plan

No contingency plan is necessary. All the development is done.

[edit] Documentation

[edit] Release Notes

[edit] Comments and Discussion