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Spirent TestCenter Release Notes (4.86)

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.
Hardware Features
  • DX3-400GQ-P2 2-port CFP8 Test Module
    • Support for 200GbE and 100GbE on Spirent TestCenter
  • PX3-400GQ-P2 2-port CFP8 Test Module
    • Support for 400GbE and 200GbE on Spirent TestCenter
  • DX3-400GQ-T2  2-port QSFP-DD Test Module
    • Support for 200 GbE and 100GbE on Spirent TestCenter
  • PX3-400GQ-T2  2-port QSFP-DD Test Module
    • Support  for 200GbE on Spirent TestCenter
(Note: Please refer to the New Features document for the new supported speeds on other variants of the test modules listed above.)
  • PX3-100GQ-T12, 12-port QSFP28 Test Module
    • Phase B supports 40GbE and 10GbE on Spirent TestCenter
  • Spirent TestCenter MX2-11AC-WAVE2-2N Test Module for N11U and N4U Chassis
    • MX2 802.11 AC WAVE-2 2-PORTS 2.4GHz and 5GHZ, DFS Radar Signal Emulation and Testing, and Hardware Timing
Software Features
  • PX3-100GQ-T12, 12-Port QSFP28 Test Module
    • Phase B now supports RIT of 64K in the Route Insertion Table (RIT).
  • Staggered Start and Stop
    • On FX2/MX2 10G and 1G test modules, staggered start now supports 500ns
  • EVPN E-Tree Extended Community and PMSI Tunnel Attributes
    • Supports configuring E-Tree Extended Community for both EVPN type-1 per ESI auto-discovery routes and type-2 MAC advertisement routes. 
    • Supports configuring PMSI tunnel attributes and enabling composite tunnel bits in the EVPN type-3 routes.
  • EVPN MPLS Wizard
    • Supports BGP segment routing (BGP-SR) as one of MPLS transport options for EVPN in the EVPN MPLS wizard.
    • Supports encoding part of the EVI value (2 or 3 bytes) in MAC addresses at a configured offset for emulated VM hosts behind PE in the provider router EVPN type 2 routes, and for customer side host devices
    • Supports incremental steps for MAC and IPv4/IPv6 addresses for both emulated PE host devices and customer side devices per Ethernet tag / attachment circuit.
  • MAC Mobility Wizard now supports defining a fixed or random time delay between two consecutive moves for emulated VMs in the MAC mobility wizard
  • Access Traffic Realism Control and Data Plane Mode for PPPoE IPv6 (MX3/MX2/FX3/FX2)
  • Segment Routing supports two Node Descriptors Sub-TLVs defined in BGP-LS SR EPE draft and three BGP-LS link attributes TLVs defined in the EPE draft
  • RSVP-TE wizard supports configuring DUT System ID for ISIS
  • Ability to send IPv4 or VPNv4 routes with IPv6 as Next-hop in the NLRI update (RFC 5549)
  • TSN
    • Mixed Traffic Use Case added to Preemption (802.1Qbu) Wizard
    • New IEEE 802.1Qci (Per Stream Filtering and Policing) Wizard
  • Spirent TestCenter WLAN platforms including C1 and C50 appliances and test modules can now be configured to perform WLAN Access Point (AP) emulation for WLAN device testing
  • Spirent Telemetry (Analytics) Service is now enabled by default on Spirent LabServer
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Spirent TestCenter Release Notes (4.86)

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