Is there any link to download ab Apache benchmark

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asked Nov 30, 2010 by monish-kumar

Can anyone please provide me the direct to download the Ab.exe Apache benchmark utility?

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answered Nov 30, 2010 by gerrat

Just download Apache (www.apache.org). It comes with it (in ApacheX.X/bin)

...Guessing (from one of your other questions) that you're using a Mac... there appear to be instructions here:
http://switch.richard5.net/isp-in-a-box-v2/installing-apache-on-mac-os-x/

(if not, I can probably help with a Windows installation, but in general, Google is your friend!)

A list of mirrors for the windows binaries can be found here.

There are some basic instructions here:
http://www.ricocheting.com/how-to-install-on-windows/apache

...basically, install it, and the ab.exe will be in the 'bin' subdirectory of the installation

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answered Nov 12, 2011 by craig-andera

On Ubuntu, I can install ab without installing all of Apache via the apache2-utils package. So:

sudo apt-get install apache2-utils
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answered Nov 7, 2012 by kevin-coulombe

TMB nailed it with the link to XAMMP in the following question : How to install apache bench on windows 7?

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answered Nov 1, 2014 by marnix-klooster

Download the Apache MSI-package (https://httpd.apache.org/download.cgi -> Binaries for the version you want -> win32 directory -> httpd-...-win32-x86-no_ssl.msi), open this .msi file with 7-Zip, find ab.exe, select it, and copy it to wherever you want.

I've just done that with http://.../httpd/binaries/win32/httpd-2.2.25-win32-x86-no_ssl.msi, and it works for me.

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answered Nov 24, 2014 by citykid

For Windows Users there is no direct binary download.

One has do install the Apache server via the msi setup package, grab ab.exe from the Program Files/Apachge Group/bin folder and uninstall Apache again.

link to the msi package I used was once here:

http://mirror2.klaus-uwe.me/apache//httpd/binaries/win32/httpd-2.0.65-win32-x86-no_ssl.msi

but this is 404 as of today.

http://mirror2.klaus-uwe.me/apache//httpd/binaries/win32/

might help.

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