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Is there a program to simulate spotty network connection? I would turn it on while I test my apps, to ensure they can handle network failure.

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Duplicate - stackoverflow.com/questions/1094760/… –  Jharwood Jun 12 '12 at 22:51

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If you do not need to fine-tune the spottiness, then tor + privoxy is a good simulation in my experience, though they were designed for a completely different purpose.

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How is Tor spotty? It are just more hops, but it doesn't really introduce failure. –  Tom Wijsman Jun 12 '12 at 23:40
My understanding is highly variable thru put which Tor tends to introduce. My own experience with Tor in any case. –  johnshen64 Jun 13 '12 at 12:15
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I wrote a program to call another program that accomplishes this, the code is available here, click the big green 'Download Here' button.

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