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 the pack...
Sun, 17 May, 2020 at 7:14 PM
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...
Mon, 22 Jun, 2020 at 3:27 PM
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 ar...
Mon, 22 Jun, 2020 at 11:28 AM
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...
Fri, 11 Dec, 2020 at 4:57 PM
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...
Tue, 19 Jan, 2021 at 3:00 PM
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 ...
Tue, 19 Jan, 2021 at 2:59 PM