CFM Test Suite Data Sheet
Test Suite:
CFM Test Suite
Direction:
Server

IEEE 802.1ag specified service layer OAM protocol for Connectivity Fault Management. The protocol is used for discovery and verification of paths through bridges and LANs. This test suite can be used to test CFM implementations for security flaws and robustness problems.

Used specifications

Specification
Title
IEEE802.1ag

Virtual Bridged Local Area Networks Amendment 5: Connectivity Fault Management

ITU-T Y.1731

OAM functions and mechanisms for Ethernet based networks

Tool-specific information

Tested messages
Notes
Specifications
Connectivity Check
IEEE802.1ag
Loopback-Message
IEEE802.1ag
Loopback-Reply
IEEE802.1ag
Linktrace-Message
IEEE802.1ag
Linktrace-Reply
IEEE802.1ag
Alarm-Indication-Signal
ITU-T Y.1731
Locked-Signal
ITU-T Y.1731
Test-Signal
ITU-T Y.1731
Automatic-Protection-Switching
ITU-T Y.1731
Maintenance-Communication-Channel
ITU-T Y.1731
Loss-Measurement-Message
ITU-T Y.1731
Loss-Measurement-Reply
ITU-T Y.1731
One-Way-Delay-Measurement
ITU-T Y.1731
Delay-Measurement-Message
ITU-T Y.1731
Delay-Measurement-Reply
ITU-T Y.1731
Extension-Message
ITU-T Y.1731
Extension-Reply
ITU-T Y.1731
Vendor-Specific-Message
ITU-T Y.1731
Vendor-Specific-Reply
ITU-T Y.1731
Test tool general features
  • Fully automated black-box negative testing
  • Ready-made test cases
  • Written in Java(tm)
  • GUI command line remote interface modes
  • Instrumentation (health-check) capability
  • Support and maintenance
  • Comprehensive user documentation
  • Results reporting and analysis