Link™ Capture Software 12.3.3 for Linux
2020-07-02 15:01

The Napatech Link Capture 12.3 software release introduces support for 4x10/25G breakout in combination with the Capture/Replay feature set on the NT200A02.
This new feature supplements current 2x10/25G support and opens up for use cases requiring higher density 25G connections.
The release also includes support for G.8275.1 PTP telecom profile on all Napatech SmartNIC’s and bug-fix’es.

Please refer to the documentation and release notes for details on the new features, bugfix’es and which SmartNIC products the new features apply to.   

Feature summary:

  • 4x10/25G support added to Capture/Replay feature set for NT200A02
  • G.8275.1 PTP telecom profile for all Napatech SmartNIC’s
    • The standard for phase/time synchronization with full timing support from the network

Notes on 25GBASE-CR (DAC) support

  • 25GBASE-CR CA-L (2,5 - 5 meter cables) is supported
  • Limitations
    • 25GBASE-CR CA-N (0,5 to 2,5m meter cables)) is not supported
    • 25GBASE-CR CA-S (2-3 meter cables) is not verified
    • Link training is incompatible with some 3rd party equipment, resulting in unsuccessful link establishment when connecting to the affected equipment