Synchronous Ethernet (SyncE)

Synchronous Ethernet (or SyncE in short) is a Synchronization mechanism in Ethernet networks. This is borrowed from telecom networks (like T1, E1 etc). Actual Synchronization happens in hardware. SSM messages are used to qualify the sync quality.

References

wikipedia

Example capture files

SampleCaptures/SyncE_bidirectional.pcapng

SampleCaptures/SyncE_bidirectional_with_events.pcapng

Synchronous Ethernet (last edited 2012-06-05 18:12:17 by GuyHarris)