RFC2544 Testing Equipment

Shawn L shawnl at up.net
Tue May 30 16:02:10 UTC 2017

JDSU make some nice ones that we use to qualify cell tower back haul.  Not cheap though

-----Original Message-----
From: "Jeremy Austin" <jhaustin at gmail.com>
Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 11:29am
To: "James Breeden" <James at arenalgroup.co>, "nick at flhsi.com" <nick at flhsi.com>, "nanog at nanog.org" <nanog at nanog.org>
Subject: Re: RFC2544 Testing Equipment

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.
> -----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
> Greetings all,
> 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.
> 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.
> Nick Olsen
> Sr. Network Engineer
> Florida High Speed Internet
> (321) 205-1100 x106

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