Summary of the Link™ Capture Software 12.3 Release

Link™ Capture Software 12.3 Release Summary

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Release Summary

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This document gives a brief overview of the Link™ Capture Software 12.3 release for the NT SmartNICs as well as the Intel® Programmable Acceleration Card with Intel® Arria® 10 GX FPGA (Intel® PAC with Intel® Arria® 10 GX FPGA or Intel® PAC A10 GX for short).
Note: The Link™ Capture Software 12.3 release supports Napatech SmartNICs with fourth-generation architecture (also referred to as 4GA) as well as Napatech SmartNICs with third-generation architecture (also referred to as 3GA).
Note: If Napatech 3GA and 4GA SmartNICs are combined in the same server, filtering based on port numbers is the only available filtering.
Note: This document only describes the 4GA features. The corresponding document describing the latest 3GA release is DN-0971, Napatech, Green Bay 2, Release Summary.

Terminology

In this document the term NT80E3-2-PTP does not include NT80E3-2-PTP-8×10/2×40 SmartNICs, except in the title of the Hardware Installation Guide (DN-0980), the term NT80E3-2-PTP-NEBS does not include NT80E3-2-PTP-NEBS-8×10/2×40 SmartNICs, except in the title of the Hardware Installation Guide (DN-0981), the term NT20E2 does not include NT20E2-PTP SmartNICs, and the term NT4E does not include NT4E2-4-PTP, NT4E2-4T-BP and NT4E-STD SmartNICs. However, the term NT200C01-2 includes NT200C01-2-NEBS SmartNICs, the term NT100E3-1-PTP includes NT100E3-1-PTP-NEBS SmartNICs, the term NT80E3-2-PTP includes NT80E3-2-PTP-NEBS SmartNICs, the term NT80E3-2-PTP-8×10/2×40 includes NT80E3-2-PTP-NEBS-8×10/2×40 SmartNICs, the term NT40E3-4-PTP includes NT40E3-4-PTP-NEBS and NT40E3-4-PTP-C2 SmartNICs, the term NT20E3-2-PTP includes NT20E3-2-PTP-NEBS SmartNICs, and the term NT4E includes NT4E-4-NEBS SmartNICs, except in contexts where the NEBS and the NT40E3-4-PTP-C2 SmartNICs are also mentioned specifically.