AE5511 TRAFFIC TESTERPRO (DISCONTINUED)

AE5511 TrafficTesterPro is an IP traffic generation tester used to evaluate network equipment such as LAN switches, routers, and GEPON devices. TrafficTesterPro has a flexible modular design. Customers can choose the units that best suit their specific needs and to adapt to new interfaces and standards. Yokogawa offers units with all the necessary functions for developing and inspecting IP network equipment as well as more affordable units which offer a cost-effective solution for production and shipping inspections.

Ae5511

 
 
  • 10 Mbit/s-10 Gbit/s Ethernet Testing Capabilities
  • Full-wire rate traffic generation and statistics monitoring
  • Frame latency and inter-frame gap measurement
  • Capture capability
  • Multi-user function for up to 8 users
  • Monitor Mode Login function
  • Ethernet OAM Test Function
  • Dynamic View and Fixed View 
Bit error test capability, multi-port fullwire rate traffic generator.

AE5511 unit line up

Module Interface Number of ports
AE5520 10/100 BASE-T unit  Tm Ae5520 F  10 BASE-T, 100 BASE-TX  16 ports
AE5521 1000 BASE-X unit Tm Ae5521 F 1000 BASE-SX, 1000 BASE-LX 4 ports (GBIC)
AE5522 10 GBASE-X unit Tm Ae5522 F 10 GBASE-LR, 10 GBASE-ER, 10 GBASE-SR 2 ports (XENPAK)
AE5523 1000 BASE-T unit/td> Tm Ae5523 F 10 BASE-T, 100 BASE-TX,1000 BASE-T 12 ports
1000 BASE-SX/LX  1 port (SFP)
AE5524 1000 BASE-X unit Tm Ae5524 F 1000 BASE-SX, 1000 BASE-LX 12 ports (SFP)

Function Table

Functionsx = Supported - = Unsupported AE5520 AE5521 AE5522 AE5523 AE5524 Traffic
mode
BERT
mode
Login Multi AE5511 control*1,2 x x x x x x x
Monitor mode*3 x x x x x x x
Multi user support
(8 users)*4
- - - x x x x
Setup Autonegotiation Speed
DUPLEX,
MDI/MDI-X
x - - x - x x
Flow control
x x - x x x x
Clock extraction setup *5 - - - x - x x
RF Auto response
- - x - - x x
Link
UP/DOWN
Single x x x x x x x
Cycle - - - x x x x
PoE setup - - - x - x x
Transmission setup(constant/burst) x x x x x x x
End by (manual/count/time) x x x x x x x
Transmission mode (variable/fixed)
x
x
x
x
x
x
-
Number of registered frames*6
x
x
x
x
x
127
1
Error
frame
settling
CRC error
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Symbol error
-
-
-
x
x
x
x
Preamble edit*1
-
-
-
x
x
x
x
Insert time stamp
x
x
x
x
x
x
-
Insert sequence counter
-
-
-
x
x
x
-
Variable frame length
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Variable field
1 variable field
x
x
x
x
x
x
-
4 variable field
-
-
-
x
x
x
-
Insert mode
setup
Single
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Cycle
-
-
-
x
x
x
x
Oversize threshold
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Base filter setup
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Sequence error object
setup
-
-
-
x
x
x
-
BERT checked byte setup
-
-
x
x
x
-
x
QoS setup
-
-
-
x
x
x
-
Alarm setup
-
-
-
x
x
x
x
Own port
address
setup
MAC, IPv4, and IPv6
addresses*7
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
VLAN setup
-
-
-
x
x
x
x
IPv4 emulation (ARP and
PING)
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
IPv6 emulation (NDP and
PING)
-
-
-
x
x
x
x
MAC address auto learn
(IPv4)
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Auto address generation
(IPv6)
-
-
-
x
x
x
x
PING test setup*1
-
-
x
x
x
x
x
ETH-OAM setup*3
-
-
-
x
x
x
x
PHY register setup*1
-
-
-
x
x
x
x
Transmit clock adjustment
-
-
-
x
x
x
x
Statistics
Transmission start/stop/reset
x x x x x x x
Insert frame transmission start/stop
x
x
x
x
x x x
Link down generation start/stop
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Bit error insertion
x
x
x
x
x
-
x
LF transmission start/stop
-
-
x
-
-
x
x
RF transmission start/stop
-
-
x
-
-
x
x
Screen freeze/release
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Dynamic view/fixed view*3
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Statistics result display*8
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Alarm log display
-
-
-
x
x
x
x
Statistics for each QoS
-
-
-
x
x
x
-
Late collision detection
-
-
-
x
-
x
x
Statistics calculation result display
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
PING test result*1
-
-
x
x
x
x
x
CCM frame transmission start/stop*3
-
-
-
x
x
x
x
RDI bit insertion start/stop*3
-
-
-
x
x
x
x
ETH-OAM test result*3
-
-
-
x
x
x
x
Capture Capture filter setup
-
-
x
x
x
x
x
Capture trigger setup
-
-
x
x
x
x
x
Capture buffer setup
-
-
x
x
x
x
x
Receive frame capture
-
-
x
x
x
x
x
Link parner ability display
-
-
-
x
x
x
x
Preamble capture*1
-
-
-
x
x
x
x
ETH-OAM capture*3
-
-
-
x
x
x
x
ETH-OAM capture setup*3
-
-
-
x
x
x
x
  1. These functions are available on AE5511 and TTPControlWindowE version R9.1.0.0 or later
  2. Up to sixteen instruments (512port)
  3. These functions are available on AE5511 and TTPControlWindowE version R10.1.0.0 or later
  4. AE5520, 5521, and 522 by units, AE5523/AE5524 by port
  5. Available on the AE5523 on the 1000BASE-T
  6. 127 frames on Traffic mode, 1 frame on BERT mode.
  7. The stateless address auto configuration is available on the AE5523 and AE5524
  8. For a list of statical items

Monitor Mode (Login Function)

The Monitor mode is the accessmode in which you can log in to one of the AE5511s and monitor the settings and statistics of the port on which another useer is controlling the AE5511. In Monitor mode, you can log into Admin mode and User mode, but Admin functions are not available.Note: Monitor mode are available on AE5511 and TTPControlWindowE version R10.1.0.0 or later
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Ethernet OAM Test Function

The AE5523 and AE5524 support Ethernet OAM (ETH-OAM) confirming to the ITU-T Y.1731 recommendation and IEEE802.1ag standard. ETH-OAM frame transmission, reply, statistics, and capture can be performed. Also all units support creation of ETH-OMA frames using Frame Builder and transmission of created ETH-OAM frames.

Ethernet OAM (operation, administration, and maintenance) is a function for maintaining and managing Ethernet networks. Maintenance and management is performed by Ethernet layer. The following three function are used for Ethernet OAM fault management.

Note: Ethernet OAM are available on AE5511 and TTPControlWindowE version R10.1.0.0 or later


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Dynamic View and Fixed View

Note: These functions are available on AE5511 and TTPControlWindowE version R10.1.0.0 or later

  • Dynamic View - In the dynamic display, blank lines and statistical items that are invalid or "0" on all ports from the statistical items selected in "Selecting the Items Shown on the Statistics Window" are cleared from the Statistics window. During dynamic display, if statistical items that are invalid or "0" on all ports changed to valid or something other than 0, the changed statistical items are displayed.
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  • Fixed View -In fixed display, statistical items selected in "Selecting the Items Shown on the Statistics Window" are displayed in the Statistics window.
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Traffic Generation Function

Tm Ae5511 03 Each AE5511 TrafficTester mainframe can generate traffic at full-wire rates. In addition, there are a variety of built-in traffic generation functions such as traffic modes for inspecting switches, routers, and other types of IP network equipment as well as the capability to define transmit frames.
Fixed Transmitted frame fieldsFixed transmitted frames can be created and sent in any size or combination. For example, test frames can be sent repeatedly using a pre-defined setting such as 64 bytes, 128 bytes, or 256 bytes. In addition, it is possible to send the MAC address while incrementing it within a set range.

 Variable Transmit frame fields
With variable frames, up to four fields can be varied at the same time. For example, the MAC address, VLAN, Priority and IP address can be varied as the frame is being sent. As the frame length can also be varied at the same time, traffic testing comes close to approximating actual network conditions.
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Transmit frame creation
There is template for frequently used frames such as IPv4, IPv6, TCP, UDP, ICMP, and IGMP transmit frames and an easy-to-edit protocol header. Furthermore, a checksum and CRC value can be added to the protocol to detect abnormal frames. It is also possible to add VLAN, MPLS, and EoMPLS to the tag information in Layer 2 and 3
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 Editing IPv6 header screen  Tm Ae5511 07
 Insert Frame Function This function inserts specific frames when generating traffic. It is used to verify whether the pause and CRC frames are being processed normally when the DUT instrument is receiving high traffic  Tm Ae5511 08

A Wide Number of Statistical Monitor Functions

The statistical monitor can display various statistical information such as the number of send/receive frames, traffic rates, errors, latency time and bit errors in real time. In addition, the ports and items can be customized into a user-defined and easy-to-read format to improve work efficiency significantly.
Statistical Display
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Statistical filters
Statistical filters are used to display statistical information of certain frames. Can easily set filters for frequently used send/receive MAC addresses, VLAN ID, Priority, and TPID. Can set complex filters by combining 2 filters such as user ID.
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Settings for Display Ports
Users can select and reorganize the valid ports when comparing the statistical results between ports.Tm Ae5511 11
Settings for Display Items

The statistical items are allocated into categories such as send, receive, latency, and BERT to work more efficiently.

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Statistical Display per QoS
The statistical function per QoS can display up to 8 channels of statistics per flow. Can evaluate QoS function of the said measurement instrument by filtering the user priority of VLAN tags and traffic classes of ToS fields, DS fields, and IPv6.
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Tm Ae5511 14Can display the number of frames, bytes, and traffic rates (%, frame/s, bps) per channel. Caneasily verify the frame loss of bandwidth control and priority control.

ToS:Type of service
DS: Differentiated Services

 

 


Latency Measurement Function

Tm Ae5511 15 Latency measurement calculates the transmission time within the network instruments by applying load to the instruments. Packet can be tested in a similar network environment as it is possible to combine IPv4, IPv6 and such.

Sample measurements of latency times and gaps between frames
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Packet Latency Measurement per Flow
Tm Ae5511 17Customers can test Quality of Service (QoS) for the streaming of Voice over IP (VoIP) and other high priority data. The AE5511 can display the latency times of packets, which are filtered by IP type of service (TOS ) values and LAN priority, with up to 8 channels per flow.






BERT Frame Function

Tm Ae5511 18BERT (Bit Error Rate Test) Frame Function detects the bit error in the transmission instrument by inserting pseudo-random patterns (PN15) into the payload of the Ethernet frame.

Example of BERT Measurement

Tm Ae5511 19Can detect whether the transmission instrument corrected the fram eerror or not as both frame and bit errors can be displayed at the same time.


 


Capture Function

The capture function is effective when investigating the cause of errors occurring during development and verification of network equipment. Users can unerringly import data using filters and trigger functions when errors occur. Furthermore, upper level protocols with commercially available software can be analyzed as it can be stored in CSV and PCAP formats.

Trigger Setting
Trigger setting can capture error frames and sequence errors in triggers. Is effective when analyzing infrequent interferences.
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Tm Ae5511 22Filter Setting Can capture specific frames with this filter setting and can easil yanalyze interference.



 

 

Sequence Check Function

Tm Ae5511 23 The sequence check function detects the number of lost packets, reversed-order packets, and duplicate packets by cross-checking the sequence numbers entered into the frame. This function makes it easy to check the performance of LAN switches and routers. Furthermore, this function can easily analyze the causes of errors by setting the sequence error to capture trigger.

Settings for sequence check
Tm Ae5511 24To activate the sequence check function, put a check before "enter sequence counter." It is also possible to activate the sequence check function in the insert frame.

Display Results of sequence check
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Alarm Log Function

Tm Ae5511 26 The alarm log function can keep a record of packet errors (CRC errors, alignment errors, symbol errors, undersize, oversize, etc.), abnormalities in the Inter Frame Gap (IFG) (under 96 bits), variations in Layer1 (linkup, link down, etc.), abnormalities in mail receiving rates, abnormal packet latencies, and sequence errors. Abnormalities in mail receiving rates and abnormal packet latencies can be detected by specifying the QoS channel and is effective in verifying priority control per flow and bandwidth control.





Packet error detection
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Abnormal packet latency detection
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Direction of abnormal mail receiving rate
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Sample alarm log displays
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Automatic Address Acquisition

Tm Ae5511 31 The automatic address acquisition function acquires MAC addresses of the device under test (DUT) form IP addresses. It is no longer necessary to carry out cumbersome tasks such as setting MAC addresses of the transmit frame. This function improves work efficiency and prevents operation errors. With IPv6, it is possible to display the gateway MAC address obtained through the Router Advertisement (RA) requested by the Router Solicitation (RS), and this can be used as MAC address for the transmit frame.

Sample of automatic address acquisition
Tm Ae5511 32A list of MAC addresses acquired through target IP addresses.







Link UP/DOWN Function

The link UP/DOWN function can generate pseudo-link DOWN conditions which can be used to make periodic swap evaluations of cables and verify operations when there is transmission channel interference. It is also possible to detect and display the link DOWN on the statistical monitor.

Sample of link UP/DOWN settings
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Sample display of link down detection
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Transmitting Clock Variables

AE5523 can vary the transmitting clock within a ±100 ppm range. This function can verify network equipment malfunctions and margins due to clock variations beforehand.

Clock Adjustment
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Sample Send/Receive clock frequency deviation measurements
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Automatic Negotiation

The automatic negotiation function can automatically differentiate the communication speed (10 M/100 M/1000 M) between instruments and the communication modes (full duplex/half duplex communication) and can make optimum settings. Communication speed and modes, and the ON/OFF of flow control can be set manually as well.

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Auto MDI/MDI-X Function

The AE5520 and AE5523 have a built-in Auto MDI/MDI-X function which automatically detects the type of connected cable (straight/cross) to avoid problems due to mistakes in wiring.

Link Fault Signaling (LFS) Function

The AE5522 supports the Link Fault Signaling (LFS) function, which notifies faults on a physical layer 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports. It can display the number of transmitting/receiving and detections of Local Fault (LF) and Remote Fault (RF). It is effective in identifying causes of physical faults as it can capture data by triggering LF and RF.
Transmitting LF and RF
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Sample chart showing the number of LF/RF detections
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PoE Function

The AE5523 has a built-in Power Device (PD) for the Power over Ethernet (PoE) emulation function, which can detect class declarations (class 0-4) and power feed conditions (ON/OFF). This function can test IP loads by connecting a psuedo-PoE terminal to the DUT. It is also possible to conduct electric tests by connecting the PoE monitor terminal to a voltmeter or electronic load equipment.

PoE class setting
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Sample of Poe feed display
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Network Setting

Tm Ae5511 42 With network setting, MAC addresses and IP addresses can be defined for the test port. Furthermore, the AE5523 can make ARP/PING responses when testing IP equipment and IP networks such as Layer3 switches and routers. The device also supports VLAN settings, IPv6 proximity search replies, and PING6.








Multi User Function

The AE5511 supports a multi-user function for up to 8 persons, using dedicated Windows software. This allows multiple users to share AE5523's available ports and significantly reduces cost.Tm Ae5511 43

Sample log screen
Tm Ae5511 44Users can register log in access names and IP addresses. This hass password security control. >Sample port reservation screen

Tm Ae5511 45Users can reserve a test port when logging in. In addition, the reserved port can be used continuously by locking it when logging out.




Model Description
417322900 AE5511 TrafficTester Pro
417322901 AE5520 10/100BASE-T Unit
417322902 AE5521 1000BASE-X Unit
417322904 AE5522 10GBASE-X Unit
731010 AE5523 1000BASE-T Unit
731011 AE5524 1000BASE-X Unit
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AE5522 10GBASE-X Unit

AE5522 10GBASE-X Unit

The AE5522 is a dual port 10 Gigabit Ethernet unit for the AE5511 TrafficTesterPro. Test ports are flexible to adapt to various 10 GbE interface with convertible XENPAK module. Also variety of interface combination is available with AE5520 10/100 BASE-T unit and AE5521 1000 BASE-X unit for functional evaluation of LAN switches with 10 GbE port and GbE MUX units.

AE5523 1000 BASE-T Unit

AE5523 1000 BASE-T Unit

The AE5523 is a new module for the AE5511 TrafficTesterPro platform -a low-cost and easy-to-use Ethernet traffic tester. The AE5523 supports 12 ports of 10/100/100 Tri-mode copper interface ports. The AE5523 tests tri-mode Ethernet efficiently.

AE5524 1000 BASE-X Unit

AE5524 1000 BASE-X Unit

The AE5524 is a new module for the AE5511 TrafficTesterPro platform -a low-cost and easy-to-use Ethernet traffic tester. The AE5524 supports 12 ports of Gigabit Ethernet optical interface ports, using SFP modules. The AE5524 test Gigabit Ethernet traffic efficiently.

 

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