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 ?
Applicable Versions NetSim Standard NetSim Pro    Out-of-order delivery is the delivery of the packet in a different order from which they were sent...
Tue, 2 Nov, 2021 at 2:34 PM
How do I calculate route acquisition time in MANET simulations ?
Applicable Versions NetSim Standard NetSim Pro    Route acquisition time in MANET (AODV / DSR) is defined as the time between sending of the route r...
Tue, 2 Nov, 2021 at 2:48 PM
How do I get the source data for NetSim Plots?
NetSim plots Instantaneous (50 ms averaging window), Cumulative moving average, and Time Average for link and application throughputs. The plots can be ena...
Tue, 12 Oct, 2021 at 12:28 PM
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 ?
Applicable Versions NetSim Academic NetSim Standard NetSim Pro    Analyzing Packet trace using Pivot tables NetSim Packet trace is saved as a spre...
Thu, 14 Oct, 2021 at 4:02 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