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RIS citation export for TUSH303: Managing your Timing System as a Standard Ethernet Network

TY - CONF
AU - Wujek, A.
AU - Daniluk, G.
AU - Lipinski, M.M.
AU - Rubini, A.
ED - Schaa, Volker RW
TI - Managing your Timing System as a Standard Ethernet Network
J2 - Proc. of ICALEPCS2017, Barcelona, Spain, 8-13 October 2017
C1 - Barcelona, Spain
T2 - International Conference on Accelerator and Large Experimental Control Systems
T3 - 16
LA - english
AB - White Rabbit (WR) is an extension of Ethernet which allows deterministic data delivery and remote synchronization of nodes with accuracies below 1 nanosecond and jitter better than 10 ps. Because WR is Ethernet, a WR-based timing system can benefit from all standard network protocols and tools available in the Ethernet ecosystem. This paper describes the configuration, monitoring and diagnostics of a WR network using standard tools. Using the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), clients can easily monitor with standard monitoring tools like Nagios, Icinga and Grafana e.g. the quality of the data link and synchronization. The former involves e.g. the number of dropped frames; The latter concerns parameters such as the latency of frame distribution and fibre delay compensation. The Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) allows discovery of the actual topology of a network. Wireshark and PTP Track Hound can intercept and help with analysis of the content of WR frames of live traffic. In order to benefit from time-proven, scalable, standard monitoring solutions, some development was needed in the WR switch and nodes.
PB - JACoW
CP - Geneva, Switzerland
SP - 1007
EP - 1011
KW - ion
KW - network
KW - monitoring
KW - timing
KW - HOM
DA - 2018/01
PY - 2018
SN - 978-3-95450-193-9
DO - 10.18429/JACoW-ICALEPCS2017-TUSH303
UR - http://jacow.org/icalepcs2017/papers/tush303.pdf
ER -