Simulation Results and Trace Files

The folder contains Q & A related to output metrics, packet and event trace files

How does one start understanding the packet trace ?
The columns in the trace are to be interpreted as follows:   Source_ID -- The source of the packet Destination_ID -- The final destination of th...
Tue, 20 Mar, 2018 at 11:09 AM
In NetSim how do I measure 'Jitter' from the output results ?
Jitter is defined as a variation in the delay of received packets. The sending side transmits packets in a continuous stream and because of network congesti...
Wed, 28 Jun, 2017 at 9:27 AM
How I find out the number of out of order packets at the end of a simulation ?
Out-of-order delivery is the delivery of packet in a different order from which they were sent.  Out-of-order delivery can be caused by packets followin...
Wed, 28 Jun, 2017 at 9:32 AM
How do I calculate route acquisition time in MANET simulations ?
Route acquisition time is MANET (AODV / DSR) is defined as the time between sending of the route request to the receipt of a route reply.  This can be c...
Fri, 30 Jun, 2017 at 9:13 AM
Packet Trace and Event Trace Opens in single Column with commas in MSExcel?
When you open a .CSV file all your data might appear in one single column separated with commas. This is to do with your computer's region...
Wed, 7 Dec, 2016 at 9:43 AM
How to quickly visualize the data available in NetSim packet trace ?
NetSim Packet trace is saved as a spread sheet. This file can be converted to an Excel table to make the management and analysis of data easier. A table ty...
Wed, 19 Apr, 2017 at 4:01 PM
How do I obtain DTDMA Slot Allocation pattern from output results?
TDMA allocates slots in round robin fashion to all the nodes (whether transmitting / receiving or not) Dynamic TDMA allocates slots to those nodes that ...
Thu, 20 Jul, 2017 at 12:02 PM
How do I calculate Queuing Delay, Transmission Time and Propagation Delay from Packet Trace?
Enable Packet Trace and run your simulation. Queuing Delay, Transmission Time and Propagation Delay at a per packet level can be calculated from the trace a...
Wed, 22 Nov, 2017 at 10:06 AM
How do I calculate per file throughput for the FTP application?
A few points about FTP 1. FTP initiates a new TCP connection for each file transfer. Users can observe this in Packet trace. 2. Since file size is m...
Sat, 31 Mar, 2018 at 10:23 AM
Where can I find packet trace and event trace csv files after simulation ?
After the simulation, you can get the packet trace and event trace files(if enabled), by saving the simulation to your prefered location. Both packet trace...
Mon, 4 Dec, 2017 at 4:26 PM