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Spirent TestCenter: Why Spirent TestCenter reports an error "Interface IPv4 x on Device Host x has invalid Network Stack" on apply?

  • Spirent TestCenter
  • Unicast/Multicast MAC Addresses
  • Based on the error, the device configured with IPv4 encapsulation.
Error Detail: Multicast MAC Address configured for Source MAC Address
ERROR messages from Logs:
1/16/2013 12:38:14 .7     Error      Other    Interface EthIIIf: Multicast MAC address is not allowed for emulated devices (Host x)
1/16/2013 12:38:14 .7     Info        Other    Interface IPv4 x on Device Host x has invalid Network Stack. Please see log for details
07:10:94:00:00:01 is a Multicast MAC Address
  • Since this is a Layer 3 Unicast device, set the Ethernet Source Mac Address to a Unicast MAC Address.

               Example 06:10:94:00:00:01

IANA MAC Detail:

Product : Spirent TestCenter,L2-3,Spirent TestCenter,PGA