Install Ddosify on Ubuntu 20.04

Install Ddosify on Ubuntu 20.04

Ddosify is an open-source HTTP load testing tool. It allows to test web application against DDoS attacks by sending specified number of requests in a given amount of time. Ddosify is written in Go programming language.

This tutorial shows how to install Ddosify on Ubuntu 20.04.

Install Ddosify

Download the latest Debian package (.deb) from releases page of the Ddosify repository:

wget -qO ddosify.deb

Install Ddosify:

sudo apt install -y ./ddosify.deb

When installation is finished, we can check Ddosify version:

ddosify -version

Remove unnecessary .deb file:

rm -rf ddosify.deb

Testing Ddosify

The ddosify command can be used in different ways. For example, the following command performs a load testing by sending 50 requests in 10 seconds for specified website URL:

ddosify -t -d 10 -n 50

Test results are printed in the following format:

Load test results printed by Ddosify on Ubuntu

Uninstall Ddosify

If you decided to completely remove Ddosify, run the following command:

sudo apt purge --autoremove -y ddosify

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