Port Merge

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Port merge is a feature that the Napatech adapters can handle inside the adapter with no CPU cost. The adapter time stamps packets when they arrive and ensures they are in a time stamp order. Port merging in the adapter is automatically made via NTPL whenever possible, otherwise it will fall back to software-based merging.
Note:
  • The port merge feature is not applied when running the In-line profile