Connect External Cable for Time Synchronization

NT40E3-4-PTP-NEBS Installation

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Napatech SmartNIC
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Hardware Installation Guide

About this task

To time-synchronize two SmartNICs, they must be connected via a time synchronization cable. The connection between the SmartNICs can be made externally by using the connectors on the I/O brackets.

Procedure

Connect a Tyco Industrial Mini connector with proprietary pin-out to the external time synchronization connector on the I/O bracket of the SmartNIC.
NT40E3-4-PTP-NEBS showing external time synchronization connector

The Tyco Industrial Mini connectors on the SmartNIC consist of both an SMA port and an RJ45 port. The connectors must be connected to one of the time synchronization adapters described in Connect the External Time Synchronization cable using a PTP-SMA Time Synchronization Adapter and Connect the External Time Synchronization cable using a PTP-SMA/RJ45 Time Synchronization Adapter.