Apache benchmarking tool for WHM server?

postcd

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Hello, i wanted to benchmark Apache before and after output buffering and zlib compression (in Tweak settings).

I found there are tools like this:
There is perfmeter, siege, httpload, jmeter and a number of others.

httpload is rather nice since you can feed it a series of URLs that will be tested.
I'd recommend wrk. You can easily build it from source.
i checked "wrk" isntall here /https://github.com/wg/wrk/wiki/Installing-Wrk-on-Linux, but it says i need to do:
sudo yum groupinstall 'Development Tools'
sudo yum install openssl-devel

which im unsure if its safe to do on WHM?

Or which apache bench tool i need to use? "ab" i was unsuccessfull to install
 

postcd

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i found yum install siege works
but after first run all runs on any websites even external failing with:
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Update: i found "ab" is on my centos. its not found by ab command but this works:

/usr/local/apache/bin/ab
(but it dont works complaining: "apr_poll: The timeout specified has expired (70007)")
 
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cPanelMichael

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Hello :)

Please keep in mind that while you may get some feedback from users here, you will likely find more advice for those types of utilities on forums such as WHT or from their developers/official websites.

Thank you.