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authorBrendon Jones <brendonj@waikato.ac.nz>2019-08-19 14:36:31 +1200
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# amplet2
-amplet2 is the client portion of the
-[AMP active measurement system](http://amp.wand.net.nz), and is responsible
+The [AMP active measurement system](http://amp.wand.net.nz) is a set of
+software that is designed to perform continuous, distributed, black-box active
+network measurement.
+
+amplet2 is the client portion of the AMP system, and is responsible
for performing the measurements - it should be run on each of the measurement
-probes. Each client independently schedules and runs tests, acts as a
-cooperative endpoint for tests run by other probes, and reports test results to
+hosts. Each client independently schedules and runs tests, acts as a
+cooperative endpoint for tests run by other hosts, and reports test results to
a central collector for analysis and display.
Prebuilt .deb packages are available at https://dl.bintray.com/wand/amp/. The