draft-ietf-bmwg-evpntest-06.txt   draft-ietf-bmwg-evpntest-07.txt 
Internet Engineering Task Force S. Jacob, Ed. Internet Engineering Task Force S. Jacob, Ed.
Internet-Draft K. Tiruveedhula Internet-Draft K. Tiruveedhula
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Benchmarking Methodology for EVPN and PBB-EVPN Benchmarking Methodology for EVPN and PBB-EVPN
draft-ietf-bmwg-evpntest-06 draft-ietf-bmwg-evpntest-07
Abstract Abstract
This document defines methodologies for benchmarking EVPN and PBB- This document defines methodologies for benchmarking EVPN and PBB-
EVPN performance. EVPN is defined in RFC 7432, and is being deployed EVPN performance. EVPN is defined in RFC 7432, and is being deployed
in Service Provider networks. Specifically, this document defines in Service Provider networks. Specifically, this document defines
the methodologies for benchmarking EVPN/PBB-EVPN convergence, data the methodologies for benchmarking EVPN/PBB-EVPN convergence, data
plane performance, and control plane performance. plane performance, and control plane performance.
Status of This Memo Status of This Memo
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Single-Active Redundancy Mode: When a single PE (among all the PEs Single-Active Redundancy Mode: When a single PE (among all the PEs
attached to an Ethernet segment) is the only PE allowed to forward attached to an Ethernet segment) is the only PE allowed to forward
traffic to/from a given Ethernet segment for a given VLAN, then that traffic to/from a given Ethernet segment for a given VLAN, then that
Ethernet segment is defined to be operating in Single-Active Ethernet segment is defined to be operating in Single-Active
redundancy mode. redundancy mode.
2. Test Topology 2. Test Topology
There are five routers in the Test setup. SHPE3, RR/P, MHPE1 and There are five routers in the Test setup. SHPE3, RR/P, MHPE1 and
MHPE2 emulating a service provider network. CE is a customer device MHPE2 emulating a service provider network. CE is a customer device
connected to MHPE1 and MHPE2; it is configured with bridge domains in connected to MHPE1 and MHPE2. it is configured with bridge domains in
multiple VLANS. The traffic generator is connected to the CE and multiple VLANS. The traffic generator is connected to the CE and
SHPE3. The MHPE1 acts as DUT. The traffic generator will be used as SHPE3. The MHPE1 acts as DUT. The traffic generator will be used as
sender and receiver of traffic. The test measurements are taken from sender and receiver of traffic. The test measurements are taken from
the DUT. MHPE1 and MHPE2 are multi-homed routers connected to CE the DUT. MHPE1 and MHPE2 are multi-homed routers connected to CE
running single active mode. The traffic generator will be generating running single active mode. The traffic generator will be generating
traffic at 10% of the line rate. traffic at 10% of the line rate.
+----------------+ +---------------------------+ +----------------+ +---------------------------+
| | | | | | | |
| | |Traffic Generator sender/ | | | |Traffic Generator sender/ |
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vlans are configured on MHPE1,MHPE2,SHPE3. traffic generator is vlans are configured on MHPE1,MHPE2,SHPE3. traffic generator is
connected to CE. the traffic generator acts as sender or receiver of connected to CE. the traffic generator acts as sender or receiver of
traffic. traffic.
Depending up on the test scenarios the traffic generators will be Depending up on the test scenarios the traffic generators will be
used to generate uni directional or bi directional flows. used to generate uni directional or bi directional flows.
The above configuration will be serving as the base configuration for The above configuration will be serving as the base configuration for
all test cases. all test cases.
The X is used as variable to denote scale factor of the testing
parameters.It must be in the multiples of 100.
3. Test Cases for EVPN Benchmarking 3. Test Cases for EVPN Benchmarking
3.1. Data Plane MAC Learning 3.1. Data Plane MAC Learning
Objective: Objective:
Measure the time taken to learn the Data Plane MAC in DUT. Measure the time taken to learn the Data Plane MAC in DUT.
Topology : Topology 1 Topology : Topology 1
Procedure: Procedure:
The data plane MAC learning can be measured using the parameters The data plane MAC learning can be measured using the parameters
defined in RFC 2889 section 5.8. defined in RFC 2889 section 5.8.
Confirm the DUT is up and running with EVPN. Confirm the DUT is up and running with EVPN.
Traffic generator connected to CE must send frames with "X" different Traffic generator connected to CE must send frames with X different
source and destination MAC address for one vlan, the same vlan must source and destination MAC address for one vlan, the same vlan must
be present in all the devices except RR. be present in all the devices except RR.
Send "X" unicast frames from CE to MHPE1(DUT) for one EVPN instance Send X unicast frames from CE to MHPE1(DUT) for one EVPN instance
working in SA mode. working in SA mode.
The DUT will learn these "X" MAC in data plane. The DUT will learn these X MAC in data plane.
Measurement : Measurement :
Measure the time taken to learn "X" MAC locally in DUT evpn MAC Measure the time taken to learn X MAC locally in DUT evpn MAC table.
table. The data plane measurement is taken by considering DUT as The data plane measurement is taken by considering DUT as black box.
black box. The range of MAC are known from traffic generator, the The range of MAC are known from traffic generator, the same must be
same must be learned in DUT, the time taken to learn "X" MAC is learned in DUT, the time taken to learn X MAC is measured. The
measured. The measurement is carried out using external server which measurement is carried out using external server which polls the DUT
polls the DUT using automated scripts. using automated scripts.
The test is repeated for "N" times and the values are collected. The The test is repeated for N times and the values are collected. The
MAC learning rate is calculated by averaging the values obtained from MAC learning rate is calculated by averaging the values obtained from
"N" samples. "N" is an arbitrary number to get a sufficient sample. N samples. N is an arbitrary number to get a sufficient sample. The
The time measured for each sample is denoted by T1,T2...Tn. time measured for each sample is denoted by T1,T2...Tn.
MAC learning rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N MAC learning rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
3.2. Control Plane MAC Learning 3.2. Control Plane MAC Learning
Objective: Objective:
Measure the time taken to learn the control plane MAC. Measure the time taken to learn the control plane MAC.
Topology : Topology 1 Topology : Topology 1
Procedure: Procedure:
Confirm the DUT is up and running with EVPN. Confirm the DUT is up and running with EVPN.
Traffic generator connected to SHPE3 must send frames with "X" Traffic generator connected to SHPE3 must send frames with X
different source and destination MAC address for one vlan, the same different source and destination MAC address for one vlan, the same
vlan must be present in all the devices except RR. vlan must be present in all the devices except RR.
Ensure the frames must be destined to one EVPN instance. Ensure the frames must be destined to one EVPN instance.
The DUT will learn these "X" MAC in control plane. The DUT will learn these X MAC in control plane.
Measurement : Measurement :
Measure the time taken by the DUT to learn the "X" MAC in the data Measure the time taken by the DUT to learn the X MAC in the data
plane. The test is repeated for "N" times and the values are plane. The test is repeated for N times and the values are
collected. The remote MAC learning rate is calculated by averaging collected. The remote MAC learning rate is calculated by averaging
the values obtained from "N" samples. "N" is an arbitrary number to the values obtained from N samples. N is an arbitrary number to get
get a sufficient sample. The time measured for each sample is a sufficient sample. The time measured for each sample is denoted by
denoted by T1,T2...Tn. The measurement is carried out using external T1,T2...Tn. The measurement is carried out using external server
server which polls the DUT using automated scripts. which polls the DUT using automated scripts.
MAC learning rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N MAC learning rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
3.3. MAC Flush-Local Link Failure and Relearning 3.3. MAC Flush-Local Link Failure and Relearning
Objective: Objective:
Measure the time taken to flush the Data Plane MAC and the time taken Measure the time taken to flush the Data Plane MAC and the time taken
to relearn the same amount of MAC. to relearn the same amount of MAC.
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Send X frames with X different source and destination MAC addresses Send X frames with X different source and destination MAC addresses
to DUT from CE using traffic generator for one vlan. to DUT from CE using traffic generator for one vlan.
Ensure the DUT learns all X MAC addresses in data plane. Ensure the DUT learns all X MAC addresses in data plane.
Fail the DUT-CE link and measure the time taken to flush these X MAC Fail the DUT-CE link and measure the time taken to flush these X MAC
from the EVPN MAC table. from the EVPN MAC table.
Bring up the link which was made Down(the link between DUT and CE). Bring up the link which was made Down(the link between DUT and CE).
Measure time taken by the DUT to relearn these "X" MAC. Measure time taken by the DUT to relearn these X MAC.
The DUT and MHPE2 are running SA mode. The DUT and MHPE2 are running SA mode.
Measurement : Measurement :
Measure the time taken for flushing these X MAC addresses. Measure Measure the time taken for flushing these X MAC addresses. Measure
the time taken to relearn these X MAC in DUT. The test is repeated the time taken to relearn these X MAC in DUT. The test is repeated
for "N" times and the values are collected. The flush and the for N times and the values are collected. The flush and the
relearning time is calculated by averaging the values obtained by "N" relearning time is calculated by averaging the values obtained by N
samples. "N" is an arbitrary number to get a sufficient sample. The samples. N is an arbitrary number to get a sufficient sample. The
time measured for each sample is denoted by T1,T2...Tn. The time measured for each sample is denoted by T1,T2...Tn. The
measurement is carried out using external server which polls the DUT measurement is carried out using external server which polls the DUT
using automated scripts. using automated scripts.
Flush rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N Flush rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
Relearning rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N Relearning rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
3.4. MAC Flush-Remote Link Failure and Relearning. 3.4. MAC Flush-Remote Link Failure and Relearning.
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Bring down the link between SHPE3 and traffic generator. Bring down the link between SHPE3 and traffic generator.
SHPE3 will withdraw the routes from DUT due to link failure. SHPE3 will withdraw the routes from DUT due to link failure.
Measure the time taken to flush the DUT EVPN MAC table. The DUT and Measure the time taken to flush the DUT EVPN MAC table. The DUT and
MHPE2 are running SA mode. MHPE2 are running SA mode.
Bring up the link which was made Down(the link between SHPE3 and Bring up the link which was made Down(the link between SHPE3 and
traffic generator). traffic generator).
Measure time taken by the DUT to relearn these "X" MAC from control Measure time taken by the DUT to relearn these X MAC from control
plane. plane.
Measurement : Measurement :
Measure the time taken to flush X remote MAC from EVPN MAC table of Measure the time taken to flush X remote MAC from EVPN MAC table of
the DUT. Measure the time taken to relearn these X MAC in DUT. The the DUT. Measure the time taken to relearn these X MAC in DUT. The
test is repeated for "N" times and the values are collected. The test is repeated for N times and the values are collected. The flush
flush rate is calculated by averaging the values obtained by "N" rate is calculated by averaging the values obtained by N samples. N
samples. "N" is an arbitrary number to get a sufficient sample. The is an arbitrary number to get a sufficient sample. The time measured
time measured for each sample is denoted by T1,T2...Tn. The for each sample is denoted by T1,T2...Tn. The measurement is carried
measurement is carried out using external server which polls the DUT out using external server which polls the DUT using automated
using automated scripts. scripts.
Flush rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N Flush rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
Relearning rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N Relearning rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
3.5. MAC Aging 3.5. MAC Aging
Objective: Objective:
To measure the MAC aging time. To measure the MAC aging time.
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timers for aging. timers for aging.
Measure the time taken to flush X MAC from DUT EVPN MAC table due to Measure the time taken to flush X MAC from DUT EVPN MAC table due to
aging. aging.
The DUT and MHPE2 are running SA mode. The DUT and MHPE2 are running SA mode.
Measurement : Measurement :
Measure the time taken to flush X MAC addresses due to aging. The Measure the time taken to flush X MAC addresses due to aging. The
test is repeated for "N" times and the values are collected. The test is repeated for N times and the values are collected. The aging
aging is calculated by averaging the values obtained by "N" samples. is calculated by averaging the values obtained by N samples. N is an
"N" is an arbitrary number to get a sufficient sample. The time arbitrary number to get a sufficient sample. The time measured for
measured for each sample is denoted by T1,T2...Tn. The measurement each sample is denoted by T1,T2...Tn. The measurement is carried out
is carried out using external server which polls the DUT using using external server which polls the DUT using automated scripts.
automated scripts.
Aging time for X MAC in sec = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N Aging time for X MAC in sec = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
3.6. Remote MAC Aging 3.6. Remote MAC Aging
Objective: Objective:
Measure the control plane learned MAC aging time. Measure the control plane learned MAC aging time.
Topology : Topology 1 Topology : Topology 1
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timers for aging. timers for aging.
Measure the time taken to flush X MAC from DUT EVPN MAC table due to Measure the time taken to flush X MAC from DUT EVPN MAC table due to
aging. aging.
The DUT and MHPE2 are running SA mode. The DUT and MHPE2 are running SA mode.
Measurement : Measurement :
Measure the time taken to flush X remote MAC learned in DUT EVPN MAC Measure the time taken to flush X remote MAC learned in DUT EVPN MAC
table due to aging. The test is repeated for "N" times and the table due to aging. The test is repeated for N times and the values
values are collected. The aging is calculated by averaging the are collected. The aging is calculated by averaging the values
values obtained by "N" samples. "N" is an arbitrary number to get a obtained by N samples. N is an arbitrary number to get a sufficient
sufficient sample. The time measured for each sample is denoted by sample. The time measured for each sample is denoted by T1,T2...Tn.
T1,T2...Tn. The measurement is carried out using external server The measurement is carried out using external server which polls the
which polls the DUT using automated scripts. DUT using automated scripts.
Aging time for X MAC in sec = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N Aging time for X MAC in sec = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
3.7. Control and Data plane MAC Learning 3.7. Control and Data plane MAC Learning
Objective: Objective:
To record the time taken to learn both local and remote MAC. To record the time taken to learn both local and remote MAC.
Topology : Topology 1 Topology : Topology 1
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The source and destination addresses of flows must be complimentary The source and destination addresses of flows must be complimentary
to have unicast flows. to have unicast flows.
Measure the time taken by the DUT to learn 2X in EVPN MAC table. Measure the time taken by the DUT to learn 2X in EVPN MAC table.
DUT and MHPE2 are running in SA mode. DUT and MHPE2 are running in SA mode.
Measurement : Measurement :
Measure the time taken to learn 2X MAC addresses in DUT EVPN MAC Measure the time taken to learn 2X MAC addresses in DUT EVPN MAC
table. The test is repeated for "N" times and the values are table. The test is repeated for N times and the values are
collected. The MAC learning time is calculated by averaging the collected. The MAC learning time is calculated by averaging the
values obtained by "N" samples. "N" is an arbitrary number to get a values obtained by N samples. N is an arbitrary number to get a
sufficient sample. The time measured for each sample is denoted by sufficient sample. The time measured for each sample is denoted by
T1,T2...Tn. The measurement is carried out using external server T1,T2...Tn. The measurement is carried out using external server
which polls the DUT using automated scripts which polls the DUT using automated scripts
MAC learning rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N MAC learning rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
3.8. High Availability. 3.8. High Availability.
Objective: Objective:
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Ensure the DUT learn 2X MAC. Ensure the DUT learn 2X MAC.
Then do a routing engine fail-over. Then do a routing engine fail-over.
Measurement : Measurement :
The expectation of the test is 0 traffic loss with no change in the The expectation of the test is 0 traffic loss with no change in the
DF role. DUT should not withdraw any routes. But in cases where the DF role. DUT should not withdraw any routes. But in cases where the
DUT is not property synchronized between master and standby, due to DUT is not property synchronized between master and standby, due to
that packet loss are observed. In that scenario the packet loss is that packet loss are observed. In that scenario the packet loss is
measured.The test is repeated for "N" times and the values are measured.The test is repeated for N times and the values are
collected. The packet loss is calculated by averaging the values collected. The packet loss is calculated by averaging the values
obtained by "N" samples. "N" is an arbitrary number to get a obtained by N samples. N is an arbitrary number to get a sufficient
sufficient sample. The time measured for each sample is denoted by sample. The time measured for each sample is denoted by T1,T2...Tn.
T1,T2...Tn. The measurement is carried out using external server The measurement is carried out using external server which polls the
which polls the DUT using automated scripts to ensure the DUT learned DUT using automated scripts to ensure the DUT learned 2X MAC. The
2X MAC. The packet drop is measured using traffic generator. packet drop is measured using traffic generator.
Packet loss in sec with 2X MAC addresses = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N Packet loss in sec with 2X MAC addresses = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
3.9. ARP/ND Scale 3.9. ARP/ND Scale
Measure the DUT scaling limit of ARP/ND. Measure the DUT scaling limit of ARP/ND.
Objective: Objective:
Measure the ARP/ND scale of the DUT. Measure the ARP/ND scale of the DUT.
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provide edge routers which have same EVPN configurations. provide edge routers which have same EVPN configurations.
The value of X must be increased at a incremental value of 5% of X, The value of X must be increased at a incremental value of 5% of X,
till the limit is reached. The limit is where the DUT cant learn any till the limit is reached. The limit is where the DUT cant learn any
more type 2 MAC+ip/MAC+ipv6.The test must be separately conducted for more type 2 MAC+ip/MAC+ipv6.The test must be separately conducted for
arp and ND. arp and ND.
Measurement : Measurement :
Measure the scale limit of type 2 MAC+ip/MAC+ipv6 route which DUT can Measure the scale limit of type 2 MAC+ip/MAC+ipv6 route which DUT can
learn. The test is repeated for "N" times and the values are learn. The test is repeated for N times and the values are
collected. The scale limit is calculated by averaging the values collected. The scale limit is calculated by averaging the values
obtained by "N" samples for both MAC+ip and MAC+ipv6. "N" is an obtained by N samples for both MAC+ip and MAC+ipv6. N is an
arbitrary number to get a sufficient sample. The scale value arbitrary number to get a sufficient sample. The scale value
obtained by each sample be v1,v2..vn. The measurement is carried out obtained by each sample be v1,v2..vn. The measurement is carried out
using external server which polls the DUT using automated scripts to using external server which polls the DUT using automated scripts to
find the scale limit of MAC+ipv4/MAC+ipv6. find the scale limit of MAC+ipv4/MAC+ipv6.
Scale limit for MAC+ip = (v1+v2+..vn)/N Scale limit for MAC+ip = (v1+v2+..vn)/N
Scale limit for MAC+ipv6 = (v1+v2+..vn)/N Scale limit for MAC+ipv6 = (v1+v2+..vn)/N
3.10. Scaling of Services 3.10. Scaling of Services
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Objective: Objective:
Measure the scale of EVPN instances that a DUT can hold. Measure the scale of EVPN instances that a DUT can hold.
Topology : Topology 1 Topology : Topology 1
Procedure: Procedure:
Confirm the DUT is up and running with EVPN. Confirm the DUT is up and running with EVPN.
The DUT, MHPE2 and SHPE3 are scaled to "N" EVI. The DUT, MHPE2 and SHPE3 are scaled to N EVI.
Ensure routes received from MHPE2 and SHPE3 for "N" EVI in the DUT. Ensure routes received from MHPE2 and SHPE3 for N EVI in the DUT.
Then increment the scale of N by 5% of N till the limit is reached. Then increment the scale of N by 5% of N till the limit is reached.
The limit is where the DUT cant learn any EVPN routes from its peers. The limit is where the DUT cant learn any EVPN routes from its peers.
Measurement : Measurement :
There should not be any loss of route types 1,2,3 and 4 in DUT. DUT There should not be any loss of route types 1,2,3 and 4 in DUT. DUT
must relearn all type 1, 2, 3 and 4 from remote routers. The DUT must relearn all type 1, 2, 3 and 4 from remote routers. The DUT
must be subjected to various values of N to find the optimal scale must be subjected to various values of N to find the optimal scale
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Then clear the BGP neighbors in the DUT. Then clear the BGP neighbors in the DUT.
Once the BGP session is in established state in DUT. Once the BGP session is in established state in DUT.
Measure the time taken to learn 2X MAC address in DUT MAC table. Measure the time taken to learn 2X MAC address in DUT MAC table.
Measurement : Measurement :
The DUT must learn 2X MAC addresses. Measure the time taken to learn The DUT must learn 2X MAC addresses. Measure the time taken to learn
2X MAC in DUT. The test is repeated for "N" times and the values are 2X MAC in DUT. The test is repeated for N times and the values are
collected. The convergence time is calculated by averaging the collected. The convergence time is calculated by averaging the
values obtained by "N" samples. "N" is an arbitrary number to get a values obtained by N samples. N is an arbitrary number to get a
sufficient sample.The time measured for each sample is denoted by sufficient sample.The time measured for each sample is denoted by
T1,T2...Tn. The measurement is carried out using external server T1,T2...Tn. The measurement is carried out using external server
which polls the DUT using automated scripts. which polls the DUT using automated scripts.
Time taken to learn 2X MAC in DUT = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N Time taken to learn 2X MAC in DUT = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
3.12. SOAK Test. 3.12. SOAK Test.
Objective: Objective:
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Objective: Objective:
Measure the time taken to learn the Data Plane MAC in DUT. Measure the time taken to learn the Data Plane MAC in DUT.
Topology : Topology 1 Topology : Topology 1
Procedure: Procedure:
Confirm the DUT is up and running with PBB-EVPN. Confirm the DUT is up and running with PBB-EVPN.
Traffic generator connected to CE must send frames with "X" different Traffic generator connected to CE must send frames with X different
source and destination MAC address for one vlan, the same vlan must source and destination MAC address for one vlan, the same vlan must
be present in all the devices except RR. be present in all the devices except RR.
Send "X" unicast frames from CE to MHPE1(DUT) for one PBB-EVPN Send X unicast frames from CE to MHPE1(DUT) for one PBB-EVPN instance
instance working in SA mode. working in SA mode.
The DUT will learn these "X" MAC in data plane. The DUT will learn these X MAC in data plane.
Measurement : Measurement :
Measure the time taken to learn "X" MAC locally in DUT PBB-EVPN MAC Measure the time taken to learn X MAC locally in DUT PBB-EVPN MAC
table. The data plane measurement is taken by considering DUT as table. The data plane measurement is taken by considering DUT as
black box. The range of MAC are known from traffic generator,the black box. The range of MAC are known from traffic generator,the
same must be learned in DUT, the time taken to learn "X" MAC is same must be learned in DUT, the time taken to learn X MAC is
measured.The measurement is carried out using external server which measured.The measurement is carried out using external server which
polls the DUT using automated scripts. polls the DUT using automated scripts.
The test is repeated for "N" times and the values are collected. The The test is repeated for N times and the values are collected. The
MAC learning rate is calculated by averaging the values obtained from MAC learning rate is calculated by averaging the values obtained from
"N" samples. "N" is an arbitrary number to get a sufficient sample. N samples. N is an arbitrary number to get a sufficient sample. The
The time measured for each sample is denoted by T1,T2...Tn. time measured for each sample is denoted by T1,T2...Tn.
MAC learning rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N MAC learning rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
4.2. Data Plane Remote MAC Learning 4.2. Data Plane Remote MAC Learning
Objective: Objective:
To Record the time taken to learn the remote MAC. To Record the time taken to learn the remote MAC.
Topology : Topology 1 Topology : Topology 1
Procedure: Procedure:
Confirm the DUT is up and running with PBB-EVPN. Confirm the DUT is up and running with PBB-EVPN.
Traffic generator connected to SHPE3 must send frames with "X" Traffic generator connected to SHPE3 must send frames with X
different source and destination MAC address for one vlan, the same different source and destination MAC address for one vlan, the same
vlan must be present in all the devices except RR. vlan must be present in all the devices except RR.
Ensure the frames must be destined to one PBB-EVPN instance. Ensure the frames must be destined to one PBB-EVPN instance.
The DUT will learn these "X" MAC in data plane. The DUT will learn these X MAC in data plane.
Measurement : Measurement :
Measure the time taken by the DUT to learn the "X" MAC in the data Measure the time taken by the DUT to learn the X MAC in the data
plane. The test is repeated for "N" times and the values are plane. The test is repeated for N times and the values are
collected. The remote MAC learning rate is calculated by averaging collected. The remote MAC learning rate is calculated by averaging
the values obtained from "N" samples. "N" is an arbitrary number to the values obtained from N samples. N is an arbitrary number to get
get a sufficient sample. The time measured for each sample is a sufficient sample. The time measured for each sample is denoted by
denoted by T1,T2...Tn. The measurement is carried out using external T1,T2...Tn. The measurement is carried out using external server
server which polls the DUT using automated scripts. which polls the DUT using automated scripts.
MAC learning rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N MAC learning rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
4.3. MAC Flush-Local Link Failure 4.3. MAC Flush-Local Link Failure
Objective: Objective:
Measure the time taken to flush the locally learned MAC and the time Measure the time taken to flush the locally learned MAC and the time
taken to relearn the same amount of MAC. taken to relearn the same amount of MAC.
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Send X frames with X different source and destination MAC addresses Send X frames with X different source and destination MAC addresses
to DUT from CE using traffic generator for one vlan. to DUT from CE using traffic generator for one vlan.
Ensure the DUT learns all X MAC addresses in data plane. Ensure the DUT learns all X MAC addresses in data plane.
Fail the DUT-CE link and measure the time taken to flush these X MAC Fail the DUT-CE link and measure the time taken to flush these X MAC
from the PBB-EVPN MAC table. from the PBB-EVPN MAC table.
Bring up the link which was made Down(the link between DUT and Bring up the link which was made Down(the link between DUT and
CE).Measure time taken by the DUT to relearn these "X" MAC. CE).Measure time taken by the DUT to relearn these X MAC.
The DUT and MHPE2 are running SA mode. The DUT and MHPE2 are running SA mode.
Measurement : Measurement :
Measure the time taken for flushing these X MAC addresses. Measure Measure the time taken for flushing these X MAC addresses. Measure
the time taken to relearn these X MAC in DUT. The test is repeated the time taken to relearn these X MAC in DUT. The test is repeated
for "N" times and the values are collected. The flush and the for N times and the values are collected. The flush and the
relearning time is calculated by averaging the values obtained by "N" relearning time is calculated by averaging the values obtained by N
samples. "N" is an arbitrary number to get a sufficient sample. The samples. N is an arbitrary number to get a sufficient sample. The
time measured for each sample is denoted by T1,T2...Tn. The time measured for each sample is denoted by T1,T2...Tn. The
measurement is carried out using external server which polls the DUT measurement is carried out using external server which polls the DUT
using automated scripts. using automated scripts.
Flush rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N Flush rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
Relearning rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N Relearning rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
4.4. MAC Flush-Remote Link Failure 4.4. MAC Flush-Remote Link Failure
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to DUT from SHPE3 using traffic generator for one vlan. to DUT from SHPE3 using traffic generator for one vlan.
Bring down the link between SHPE3 and traffic generator. Bring down the link between SHPE3 and traffic generator.
Measure the time taken to flush the DUT PBB-EVPN MAC table. The DUT Measure the time taken to flush the DUT PBB-EVPN MAC table. The DUT
and MHPE2 are running SA mode. and MHPE2 are running SA mode.
Bring up the link which was made Down(the link between SHPE3 and Bring up the link which was made Down(the link between SHPE3 and
traffic generator). traffic generator).
Measure time taken by the DUT to relearn these "X" MAC Measure time taken by the DUT to relearn these X MAC
Measurement : Measurement :
Measure the time taken to flush X remote MAC from PBB-EVPN MAC table Measure the time taken to flush X remote MAC from PBB-EVPN MAC table
of the DUT. Measure the time taken to relearn these X MAC in DUT. of the DUT. Measure the time taken to relearn these X MAC in DUT.
The test is repeated for "N" times and the values are collected. The The test is repeated for N times and the values are collected. The
flush rate is calculated by averaging the values obtained by "N" flush rate is calculated by averaging the values obtained by N
samples. "N" is an arbitrary number to get a sufficient sample. The samples. N is an arbitrary number to get a sufficient sample. The
time measured for each sample is denoted by T1,T2...Tn. The time measured for each sample is denoted by T1,T2...Tn. The
measurement is carried out using external server which polls the DUT measurement is carried out using external server which polls the DUT
using automated scripts. using automated scripts.
Flush rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N Flush rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
Relearning rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N Relearning rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
4.5. MAC Aging 4.5. MAC Aging
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timers for aging. timers for aging.
Measure the time taken to flush X MAC from DUT PBB-EVPN MAC table due Measure the time taken to flush X MAC from DUT PBB-EVPN MAC table due
to aging. to aging.
The DUT and MHPE2 are running SA mode. The DUT and MHPE2 are running SA mode.
Measurement : Measurement :
Measure the time taken to flush X MAC addresses due to aging. The Measure the time taken to flush X MAC addresses due to aging. The
test is repeated for "N" times and the values are collected. The test is repeated for N times and the values are collected. The aging
aging is calculated averaging the values obtained by "N" samples. is calculated averaging the values obtained by N samples. N is an
"N" is an arbitrary number to get a sufficient sample. The time arbitrary number to get a sufficient sample. The time measured for
measured for each sample is denoted by T1,T2...Tn. The measurement each sample is denoted by T1,T2...Tn. The measurement is carried out
is carried out using external server which polls the DUT using using external server which polls the DUT using automated scripts.
automated scripts.
Aging time for X MAC in sec = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N Aging time for X MAC in sec = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
4.6. Remote MAC Aging. 4.6. Remote MAC Aging.
Objective: Objective:
Measure the remote MAC aging time. Measure the remote MAC aging time.
Topology : Topology 1 Topology : Topology 1
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timers for aging. timers for aging.
Measure the time taken to flush X MAC from DUT PBB-EVPN MAC table due Measure the time taken to flush X MAC from DUT PBB-EVPN MAC table due
to aging. to aging.
The DUT and MHPE2 are running SA mode. The DUT and MHPE2 are running SA mode.
Measurement : Measurement :
Measure the time taken to flush X remote MAC learned in DUT EVPN MAC Measure the time taken to flush X remote MAC learned in DUT EVPN MAC
table due to aging. The test is repeated for "N" times and the table due to aging. The test is repeated for N times and the values
values are collected. The aging is calculated by averaging the are collected. The aging is calculated by averaging the values
values obtained by "N" samples. "N" is an arbitrary number to get a obtained by N samples. N is an arbitrary number to get a sufficient
sufficient sample. The time measured for each sample is denoted by sample. The time measured for each sample is denoted by T1,T2...Tn.
T1,T2...Tn. The measurement is carried out using external server The measurement is carried out using external server which polls the
which polls the DUT using automated scripts. DUT using automated scripts.
Aging time for X MAC in sec = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N Aging time for X MAC in sec = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
4.7. Local and Remote MAC Learning 4.7. Local and Remote MAC Learning
Objective: Objective:
Measure the time taken to learn both local and remote MAC. Measure the time taken to learn both local and remote MAC.
Topology : Topology 1 Topology : Topology 1
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The source and destination addresses of flows must be complimentary The source and destination addresses of flows must be complimentary
to have unicast flows. to have unicast flows.
Measure the time taken by the DUT to learn 2X in PBB-EVPN MAC table. Measure the time taken by the DUT to learn 2X in PBB-EVPN MAC table.
DUT and MHPE2 are running in SA mode. DUT and MHPE2 are running in SA mode.
Measurement : Measurement :
Measure the time taken to learn 2X MAC addresses in DUT PBB-EVPN MAC Measure the time taken to learn 2X MAC addresses in DUT PBB-EVPN MAC
table. The test is repeated for "N" times and the values are table. The test is repeated for N times and the values are
collected. The MAC learning time is calculated by averaging the collected. The MAC learning time is calculated by averaging the
values obtained by "N" samples. "N" is an arbitrary number to get a values obtained by N samples. N is an arbitrary number to get a
sufficient sample. The time measured for each sample is denoted by sufficient sample. The time measured for each sample is denoted by
T1,T2...Tn. The measurement is carried out using external server T1,T2...Tn. The measurement is carried out using external server
which polls the DUT using automated scripts which polls the DUT using automated scripts
MAC learning rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N MAC learning rate = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
4.8. High Availability 4.8. High Availability
Objective: Objective:
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Ensure the DUT learn 2X MAC. Ensure the DUT learn 2X MAC.
Then do a routing engine fail-over. Then do a routing engine fail-over.
Measurement : Measurement :
The expectation of the test is 0 traffic loss with no change in the The expectation of the test is 0 traffic loss with no change in the
DF role. DUT should not withdraw any routes.But in cases where the DF role. DUT should not withdraw any routes.But in cases where the
DUT is not property synchronized between master and standby, due to DUT is not property synchronized between master and standby, due to
that packet loss are observed. In that scenario the packet loss is that packet loss are observed. In that scenario the packet loss is
measured. The test is repeated for "N" times and the values are measured. The test is repeated for N times and the values are
collected. The packet loss is calculated by averaging the values collected. The packet loss is calculated by averaging the values
obtained by "N" samples. "N" is an arbitrary number to get a obtained by N samples. N is an arbitrary number to get a sufficient
sufficient sample. The time measured for each sample is denoted by sample. The time measured for each sample is denoted by T1,T2...Tn.
T1,T2...Tn. The measurement is carried out using external server The measurement is carried out using external server which polls the
which polls the DUT using automated scripts to ensure the DUT learned DUT using automated scripts to ensure the DUT learned 2X MAC. The
2X MAC. The packet drop is measured using traffic generator. packet drop is measured using traffic generator.
Packet loss in sec with 2X MAC addresses = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N Packet loss in sec with 2X MAC addresses = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
4.9. Scale 4.9. Scale
Objective: Objective:
Measure the scale limit of DUT for PBB-EVPN. Measure the scale limit of DUT for PBB-EVPN.
Topology : Topology 1 Topology : Topology 1
Procedure: Procedure:
Confirm the DUT is up and running with PBB-EVPN. Confirm the DUT is up and running with PBB-EVPN.
The DUT,MHPE2 and SHPE3 are scaled to "N" PBB-EVI. The DUT,MHPE2 and SHPE3 are scaled to N PBB-EVI.
Ensure routes received from MHPE2 and SHPE3 for "N" PBB-EVI in the Ensure routes received from MHPE2 and SHPE3 for N PBB-EVI in the DUT.
DUT.
Then increment the scale of N by 5% of N till the limit is reached. Then increment the scale of N by 5% of N till the limit is reached.
The limit is where the DUT cant learn any EVPN routes from its peers. The limit is where the DUT cant learn any EVPN routes from its peers.
Measurement : Measurement :
There should not be any loss of route types 2,3 and 4 in DUT. DUT There should not be any loss of route types 2,3 and 4 in DUT. DUT
must relearn all type 2, 3 and 4 from remote routers. The DUT must must relearn all type 2, 3 and 4 from remote routers. The DUT must
be subjected to various values of N to find the optimal scale limit. be subjected to various values of N to find the optimal scale limit.
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Then clear the BGP neighbors in the DUT. Then clear the BGP neighbors in the DUT.
Once the BGP session is in established state in DUT. Once the BGP session is in established state in DUT.
Measure the time taken to learn 2X MAC address in DUT MAC table. Measure the time taken to learn 2X MAC address in DUT MAC table.
Measurement : Measurement :
The DUT must learn 2X MAC addresses. Measure the time taken to learn The DUT must learn 2X MAC addresses. Measure the time taken to learn
2X MAC in DUT. The test is repeated for "N" times and the values are 2X MAC in DUT. The test is repeated for N times and the values are
collected. The convergence time is calculated by averaging the collected. The convergence time is calculated by averaging the
values obtained by "N" samples. "N" is an arbitrary number to get a values obtained by N samples. N is an arbitrary number to get a
sufficient sample.The time measured for each sample is denoted by sufficient sample.The time measured for each sample is denoted by
T1,T2...Tn. The measurement is carried out using external server T1,T2...Tn. The measurement is carried out using external server
which polls the DUT using automated scripts. which polls the DUT using automated scripts.
Time taken to learn 2X MAC in DUT = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N Time taken to learn 2X MAC in DUT = (T1+T2+..Tn)/N
4.11. Soak Test 4.11. Soak Test
Objective: Objective:
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