Inner Ethernet Classification

Feature Set N-ANL9

Napatech SmartNIC
Feature Description

Ethernet frames

Inner Ethernet frames are classified in the basic classes shown in this table.

Class Classification Conditions Length of Header (in bytes)
EtherII The frame decoder recognizes an EtherII frame if both of these conditions are met:
  • The value of the MAC Length/Type field is larger than or equal to 1536 (0x0600).
  • The frame is not a PPPoE (point-to-point protocol over Ethernet) frame.
Other The frame decoder recognizes an Other packet if the above does not apply.