Conformance Testing

Table 1: Carrier Ethernet Conformance Test Suites

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Category Test Suite Name Standards / RFC reference
MEF (Metro Ethernet Forum) MEF CE 2.0:  E-line, E-Access, E-Tree, E-LAN MEF CE 2.0
Multiprotocol Label Switching Transport Profile (MPLS-TP) MPLS TP Dataplane IETF RFC 5654, IETF RFC 5960
Linear Protection Switching ITU-T G.8131
MPLS OAM (MPLS Operations, Administration and Maintenance) ITU-T G.8113.1
Bridging Provider Bridges IEEE 802.1ad 2005
Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM) protocol SERVICE OAM ITU-T Y.1731
LINK OAM IEEE 802.3ah
CFM (Connectivity Fault Management) OAM IEEE 802.1ag/D8
Backhaul ERPS (Ethernet Ring Protection Switching) ITU-T G.8032
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) MPLS LDP (MPLS Label Distribution Protocol) IETF RFC5036, RFC3478, RFC3815, RFC5283
BFD (Bi-directional Forward Detection) for MPLS Overview  Resources IETF draft-ietf-bfd-mpls-07.txt, draft-ietf-bfd-base-09.txt

 

Table 2: Carrier Ethernet Functional Test Suites

Category Test Suite Name Standards / RFC reference
Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM) protocol SERVICE OAM ITU-T Y.1731 02/2008
LINK OAM IEEE 802.3ah/802.3 2005 Clause 57
CFM (Connectivity Fault Management) OAM IEEE 802.1ag draft 8
Backhaul ERPS (Ethernet Ring Protection Switching) ITU-T G.8032/Y.1344

 

Table 3: Layer 2 Conformance Test Suites

Category Test Suite Name Standards / RFC reference for Conformance Testing Standards / RFC reference for Functional Testing

Layer 2

Bridging MMRP (Multiple MAC Registration Protocol) IEEE 802.1ak
MVRP (Multiple VLAN Registration Protocol)  IEEE 802.1ak
LLDP (Link Layer Discovery Protocol) IEEE802.1AB-2005, IEEE802.1AB-2009
LACP (Link Aggregation Control Protocol) IEEE 802.3-2002, 802.3 – 2005 Clause 43  IEEE 802.3-2002
IGMP (Internet Group Management Protocol) Snooping draft-ieft-magma-snoop-12/RFC 4541, RFC 1112, RFC 2236 and RFC 3376  draft-ieft-magma-snoop-12/RFC 4541, RFC 1112, RFC 2236 and RFC 3376
VLAN (Virtual Local Area Network) IEEE 802.1d-1998, 802.1d-2004, 802.1Q-2003 and 802.1Q-2005
RSTP (Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol) 802.1w-2001,802.1d2004 draft-ieft-magma-snoop-12/RFC 4541, RFC 1112, RFC 2236 and RFC 3376
MSTP (Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol) IEEE 802.1s-2002, 802.1Q-2003, 802.1Q-2005 IEEE 802.1s-2002, 802.1Q-2003, 802.1Q-2005
STP (Spanning Tree Protocol) IEEE 802.1D-1998 IEEE 802.1D-1998
Security PNAC (Port-based Network Access Control) IEEE 802.1X -2001, IEEE 802.1X -2004
Industrial MRP (Media redundancy Protocol) IEC 62439/Ed 1.0,
PRP (Parallel Redundancy Protocol) IEC 62439-3:2011/FDIS IEC 62439-3:2011/FDIS

 

Table 4: Layer 3 Conformance Test Suites

Category Test Suite Name Standards / RFC reference for Conformance Testing Standards / RFC reference for Functional Testing

Layer 3

IPv6 Unicast IPv6 Host IETF 2460, 4861, 4862, 4443, 1981
IPv6 Router IETF 2460, 4861, 4862, 4443, 1981
IPv6 Tunnel IETF RFC 2529, 2893, 3056, 3068
OSPFv3 (Open Shortest Path First – Version 3) IETF RFC 2328, 2740
BGP4+ (Border Gateway Protocol) IETF RFC 4271
ISISv6 (Intermediate System to Intermediate System for IPv6) IETF 1195, 3719, 3847, 5803, ISO-10589:2002(E)
RIPng (Routing Information Protocol – Next generation)
IPv6 Multicast  PIM (Protocol Independent Multicast)  IETF RFC 3973
MLD (Multicast Listener Discovery Protocol) – Listener IETF RFC 2710, 3810
MLD (Multicast Listener Discovery Protocol) – Router IETF RFC 2710, 3810
PIM-DMv6 (Protocol Independent Multicast – Dense Mode for IPv6)
PIM-SMv6 (Protocol Independent Multicast – Sparse Mode for IPv6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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BGP4 (Border Gateway Protocol version 4) IETF RFC 4271
BFD for IPv4 (Bi-directional Forwarding Detection) IETF draft-ieft-bfd-v4v6-1hop-04.txt, draft-ieft-bfd-mib-02.txt
DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) Relay Agent IETF RFC 3046, 1542, 2132, 2131   IETF RFC 2131, RFC 2132
Intermediate System to Intermediate System IETF RFC 1195, 3719, 3847, 5803, ISO-10589:2002(E)
IPv4 (Internet Protocol – Version 4) IETF RFC 791, 792, 950, 1122 and 1812.
OSPFv2 (Open Shortest Path First – Version 2) IETF RFC 1850 and 2328
RIPv2 (Routing Information Protocol – Version 2) IETF RFC 1058, 1724, 1812, 2082, 2453
IPv4 Network Security NAT (Network Address Translation) IETF RFC 2663
IPv4 Multicast IGMP v2 (Internet Gateway Management Protocol – Version 2) IETF RFC 2236, 1112
IGMP v3 (Internet Gateway Management Protocol – Version 3) IETF RFC 3376
PIM-DM (Protocol Independent Multicast – Dense Mode) Draft-ietf-pim-dm-v2-new-03
PIM-SM (Protocol Independent Multicast – Sparse Mode) Draft-ietf-pim-sm-v2-new-07, Draft-ietf-pim-sm-bsr-03