Ethernet circuit testing

Dustin Jurman dustin at rseng.net
Tue Mar 8 09:52:38 CST 2011


We use the EXFO 860's.  Great product,  rugged and Accurate.  

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On Mar 7, 2011, at 9:41 PM, "Frank Bulk" <frnkblk at iname.com> wrote:

> I've heard good things from a neighbor service provider that uses EXFO's
> EtherSAM.
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> Frank
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dustin Swinford [mailto:dustinnanog at gmail.com] 
> Sent: Monday, March 07, 2011 2:07 PM
> To: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Ethernet circuit testing
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> More often on Ethernet services, we experience a customer wanting to see
> more than an Ookla based server test from our network.  Our hands in the
> field are limited in the number of Ethernet smart loopback devices that they
> own.  If we do have a tester on site, we can generate traffic from an Exfo
> purpose built appliance toward the loop and determine results.  Too often,
> we have found things such as ftp downloads to be unreliable based on use of
> server, windows PC doing the download, etc.  What other methods are you guys
> using for testing these services?  
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