Monitor the Time Synchronization Status

Basic Troubleshooting

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Monitor the status

Please use the monitoring tool to monitor the time synchronization status as shown below. The monitoring tool is under the installation directory on Windows e.g. C:\Program Files\Napatech3\bin.
# /opt/napatech3/bin/monitoring
Then, press the X key to go to the time synchronization monitoring. The monitoring area displays whether each SmartNIC is in synchronization or not, the time stamp format, and each connector’s configuration.
┌─────────────────────── monitoring (v. 2.8.2.0-97c1c) ────────────────────────┐
│ Adapter  In-Sync   TimeStamp    Int1         Int2         Ext1               │
│ 0        yes       Native Unix  None         None         None               │
│ 1        N/A       Native Unix  None         None         NttsIn             │
└──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────┘
┌────────────────────────────────── Timesync ──────────────────────────────────┐
│ Overview                                                                     │
│ Adapter time (UTC)    : Wed 29-Oct-2014 17:55:13.872954600                   │
│ Reference priority    : OsTime                  Freq priority: FreeRun       │
│ Current reference     : OsTime                  Current freq : FreeRun       │
│ Skew (ns)             : 6                                                    │
│ Clock rate adjustment : -23436                                               │
│                                                                              │
│ Clock hard reset      : Enabled                                              │
│ Time offset (ns)      : 0                                                    │
│                                                                              │
└──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────┘
 Reset  0Overview  1Sampling  2PPS stat 3TS stat 4External status
 Quit  Sensors  Port stat  Color stat IEEE 1588 PTP DStream FDump


Select a SmartNIC

You can select a SmartNIC by placing the cursor using the arrow UP and DOWN keys in order to monitor each SmartNIC’s time synchronization status. Each SmartNIC’s time synchronization information is shown above in the Timesync area, including the current SmartNIC time.

Run the monitoring tool on Windows

The monitoring tool is under the installation directory on Windows e.g. C:\Program Files\Napatech3\bin. You can run the monitoring tool on Windows as shown in the command example below.

C:\Program Files\Napatech3\bin>monitoring

Please refer to DN-0449 for more information about the monitoring tool.