IEEE1588 PTP Client
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PTP Client Test Suite Data Sheet
Test Suite:
PTP Client Test Suite
Direction:
Client

Precision Time Protocol (PTP) is a high-precision synchronization protocol used in measurement and control systems. The protocol is defined in IEEE1588 (2002 for PTPv1 and 2008 for PTPv2). This test suite can be used to verify robustness of PTP master implementations.

Used specifications

Specification
Title
IEEE1588-2002 (PTPv1)

Standard for a Precision Clock Synchronization Protocol for Networked Measurement and Control Systems

IEEE1588-2008 (PTPv2)

IEEE Standard for a Precision Clock Synchronization Protocol for Networked Measurement and Control Systems

ITU-T G.8265.1

Precision time protocol telecom profile for frequency synchronization

Tool-specific information

Tested messages
Notes
Specifications
Delay-Req
IEEE1588-2008
Pdelay-Resp
IEEE1588-2008
Pdelay-Resp-Follow-Up
IEEE1588-2008
Management
IEEE1588-2008
Signaling
IEEE1588-2008
Delay-Req (PTPv1)
IEEE1588-2002

Supported protocol features
Specifications
Notes
Transport over UDP (IPv4/IPv6) using multicast
IEEE1588-2002, IEEE1588-2008
Transport over UDP (IPv4/IPv6) using unicast
IEEE1588-2008
Transport over Ethernet using multicast
IEEE1588-2008
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