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LANforge Documentation



Presentations

Customer Presentation
Candela Technologies started producing LANforge products and services in 2000. Candela focuses on network testing and emulation solutions. In 2006, Candela started providing WiFi testing solutions.
Gaming Test Demo
Candela Technologies can provide a network that emulates 16 or more WAN clients for online game testing. This includes a mixture of WAN impairments and WiFi connectiviy.
Inflight Entertainment Test Demo
Inflight entertainment poses a high-density, high bandwidth WiFi scenario. LANforge can emulate hundreds of customers streaming media to their devices.
Large Scale Roaming Test
LANforge can emulate stations that decide to roam between a list of access points. This test can exercise your campus deployment by roaming hundreds of stations across your access points.
Mesh Test Presentation
Domestic mesh networks are a popular network backbone for people at home. LANforge can report results of roaming across the nodes in your mesh network.
TR-398 Testing
The TR-398 test plan is a pass/fail matrix of tests that can be used to evaluate the quality of service access points can deliver. LANforge provides automated TR-398 testing.
TR-398 with 3-Node Mesh Testbed
Learn how to create a TR-398 automated testbed with multiple LANforge machines providing 128 virtual stations for testing.
Transportation Test Demo
Getting WiFi on a bus, train or airplane can involve subscription services, identity providers and roaming technologies. LANforge virtual stations can test migrating between these venues and report on throughput and connection quality.
LANforge WiFIRE Sales Presentation
A brief history of Candela Technologies and the feature highlights of LANforge WiFIRE 802.11a/b/g/n/AC Client Simulator with Stateful WiFi Traffic Generation.
LANforge FIRE Sales and Tutorial Presentation
(Classic) LANforge FIRE Stateful Traffic Generator and a demo of configuring LANforge FIRE to run traffic.
LANforge ICE Sales and Demo Presentation
(Classic) Highlights of LANforge ICE emulator features and a short demo on configuring and running LANforge ICE network emulations.

User Guides

LANforge-GUI Users Guide  (PDF Version 28 MB)
Covers the initial setup of the LANforge-GUI and the day to day use of the LANforge system. This document contains useful information on usage for those who wish to use the CLI interface as well.
LANforge CLI Users Guide  (PDF Version 327 KB)
Lists all Command Line Interface (CLI) commands available through the TELNET interface, with a description of their use, arguments and syntax.
LANforge-Attenuator Users Guide  (PDF Version 7.0 MB)
Covers the features and day to day use of the LANforge Attenuator system. This document contains useful information on usage for those who wish to use the CLI interface as well.
LANforge-ICEcap Users Guide  (PDF Version 75 KB)
Covers the use of the LANforge-ICEcap tool for capturing network characteristics to an XML file. This file can later be replayed by the LANforge-ICE WAN emulator.

Installation Guides

Automated Linux Install/Upgrade Instructions
These instructions can automatically install and upgrade most LANforge installations, including the LANforge-Server, GUI, kernel, and OS packages.
LANforge GUI Installation Documentation  (PDF Version)
This document covers the installation of the LANforge GUI on Windows, Linux and other platforms.
LANforge Server Installation Documentation for ALL platforms  (PDF Version)
This document covers the installation of the LANforge Traffic-Generator hardware/software. This is intended primarily for those installing the LANforge system onto their own hardware, as Candela Technologies ships all of their components installed and configured.
LANforge Hardware Installation Documentation  (PDF Version)
This document covers the installation of the LANforge Hardware components.
LANforge wave-2 4x4 WiFi NIC Installation
This document covers the installation of the LANforge wave-2 4x4 WiFi NIC in CT523 and related chassis.
LANforge-ICEcap Installation Documentation  (PDF Version)
This document covers the installation of LANforge-ICEcap on Linux and Windows.
LANforge CT711 Install Guide
This document covers the installation of the LANforge CT711 RF Noise Generator.
LANforge CT712 Install Guide
This document covers the installation of the LANforge CT712 RF Noise Generator and RADAR Simulator.

Manual OS Installation References

Fedora 24 OS Install
Manual OS installation instructions for Fedora 24.
Fedora 24 Disk Image Install onto mSATA Drive
Manual Disk Image installation instructions for Fedora 24 onto a mSATA Drive.
Fedora 19 OS Install
Manual OS installation instructions for Fedora 19.
Fedora 14 Manual Desktop Configuration
Manual desktop environment configuration instructions for Fedora 14.
Fedora 14 Manual OS Install
Manual OS installation instructions for Fedora 14.
Fedora 13 Manual Desktop Configuration
Manual desktop environment configuration instructions for Fedora 13.

Upgrade Guides

Upgrade LANforge GUI on Linux  (PDF Version)
This document covers upgrading the Linux LANforge GUI.
Upgrade LANforge GUI on Windows  (PDF Version)
This document covers upgrading the Windows LANforge GUI.
Upgrade LANforge Server on Linux  (PDF Version)
This document covers upgrading the Linux LANforge Server.
Upgrade LANforge Server on Windows  (PDF Version)
This document covers upgrading the Windows LANforge Server.

Tutorials: Test, Configuration and Scripting Examples

LANforge WiFIRE Cookbook  (PDF Version)
Covers high-level step-by-step instructions of common LANforge WiFIRE examples of WiFi testing using traffic generation.
LANforge FIRE Cookbook  (PDF Version)
Covers high-level step-by-step instructions of common LANforge FIRE examples of traffic generation.
LANforge ICE Cookbook  (PDF Version
Covers high-level step-by-step instructions of common LANforge ICE examples of WAN emulation.
LANforge-CLI API Cookbook (PDF Version)
Provides chapters on using bundled Perl scripts and querying JSON API
LANforge CLI Scripting Examples 
Some PERL based Command Line Interface (CLI) scripting examples to automate control of the LANforge system using the TELNET interface usually on port 4001.
Various Techniques  (PDF Version)
Provides techniques and reminders to find and configure OS settings.
LANforge Videos 
Video tutorials using LANforge FIRE and LANforge ICE.

Brochures

(Classic) Brochures highlighting features of LANforge FIRE and LANforge ICE.


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