pps_symmetricom

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Napatech Software Suite: pps_symmetricom
pps_symmetricom

pps_symmetricom

The pps_symmetricom tool shows the PPS timesync feature based on the Symmetricom PPS device.

Syntax

pps_symmetricom [-h | --help] [-comport]

Commands
Command Description
-h | --help Display help and exit
-comport Optional com (serial) port string, e.g., /dev/ttyUSB0.

Initialization

All initialization for PPS is done using the ntservice.ini file. The configuration is set when starting the service. It is not possible to change PPS settings dynamically.

Functionality

When the pps_symmetricom tool is started, PPS on all cards configured to run PPS will be enabled. If the pps_symmetricom tool is stopped correctly, the PPS functionality will be disabled again, otherwise the PPS synchronization will continue to run.

Examples

  • Start PPS timesync on all PPS configured cards:
    pps_symmetricom