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Spirent TestCenter Release Notes (4.82)


This release notes document is for the latest Spirent TestCenter software base packages, test packages, and hardware. Click the attached PDF to open the release notes.
The following is a partial list of new content that is being introduced as part of this release.


  • TSN: Pre-emption capability added for Spirent fX2 10/100/1000ME SFP 4-ports, 8-ports, 12-ports, and 16-ports cards
  • TSN: New Pre-emption Wizard
    • New Conformance Test Suite for testing TCP conformance as per RFC 1122, RFC 2018  
  • Configuration of setup and tear-down rates at the device block level for PPPoE, DHCPv6, DHCP-PD
  • BGP Route Import functionality for PNv4/v6
  • Segment Routing:
    • Support for SR multi-capability in the IS-IS/OSPF LSP Generator
    • SR-TE Wizard support for IS-IS IPv4, IS-IS IPv6 and dual stack mode
    • SR-TE Wizard added a checkbox "Enable Simplified Segment Routing" in the SR-TE Convergence and LSP Generation wizards
    • Support for BGP IPv6 routes over ISISv6 SR
  • Method B support for RFC 3918 Join/Leave Latency test
  • EVPN/VXLAN Emulation:
    • EVPN Configure MAC Mobility Wizard now supports moving VMs from one host port to another host port behind DUT
    • EVPN MPLS Wizard now supports enabling multihoming for emulated PEs
    • VXLAN EVPN Overlay Wizard now supports router reflector emulation
    • Supports sending ARP/ND in VXLAN EVPN Learning Mode for VMs
    • Supports emulating IGMP/MLD clients over VXLAN with EVPN Learning Mode 
  • New Spirent TestCenter Automation HLTAPI features and enhancements:
    • EVPN Wizard Support:  HLTAPI now provides commands equivalent to the Spirent TestCenter GUI wizard functionality
    • emulation_device_config command:  support starting and stopping all emulated devices under a specified port for BGP, IS-IS,
      OSPF and DHCP protocols emulaton_igmp_info command:  Fetch multiple pages of results
    • emulation_dhcp_group_config command:  Multiple DHCP Custom Options are now supported
    • emulation_ldp_route_config command:  support for lists of handles
    • traffic_config command: LACP PDU configuration support
    • traffic_config command: VLAN priority for inner and outer VLANs can be modified after loading XML configuration files
    • traffic_config command:  the ability to send DHCP information packets in streamblocks is now supported
    • .db file paths can now be re-named as per the config file loaded via a script
  •  Spirent Telemetry (Analytics) service, allows Spirent to perform analytics of anonymous usage data, feature currently only enabled via Windows installer
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Spirent TestCenter Release Notes (4.82)

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