RFC2544 Testing Equipment

Jeremy Austin jhaustin at gmail.com
Tue May 30 15:29:03 UTC 2017


JW, have you moved on to EtherSAM? That's what I'd be looking for myself.
On Tue, May 30, 2017 at 7:28 AM James Breeden <James at arenalgroup.co> wrote:

> When we had to do this once in a blue moon, we just bought a pair of old
> Agilent Framescopes off ebay. They worked great but we had issues getting
> reporting out of them. They had RJ45 and SFP on them.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces+james=arenalgroup.co at nanog.org] On
> Behalf Of Nick Olsen
> Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 10:23 AM
> To: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: RFC2544 Testing Equipment
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>  Greetings all,
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>  Looking for a good test set. Primary use will be testing L2 circuits
> (It'll technically be VPLS, But the test set will just see L2). Being able
> to test routed L3 would also be useful. Most of the sets I've seen are two
> sided, A "reflector" at the remote side, And the test set in hand run by
> the technician.
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>  Looking to test up to 1Gb/s at various packet sizes, Measure Packet loss,
> Jitter..etc. Primarily Copper, But if it had some form of optical port, I
> wouldn't complain. Outputting a report that we can provide to the customer
> would be useful, But isn't mandatory. Doesn't need anything fancy, Like
> MPLS awareness, VLAN ID's..etc.
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>    Nick Olsen
>  Sr. Network Engineer
>  Florida High Speed Internet
>  (321) 205-1100 x106
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