Testing Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet using the Agilent FrameScope Pro

Ethernet connectivity is growing exponentially within transports and as a connection method to Enterprises. Rates of 10M, 100M and 1000Mbps are used for IP telephony, and Internet traffic. Quality of Service and Quality of Experience must be maintained on links and network resources to ensure end customer satisfaction. This application note will introduce you to measurements that are helpful in turning up an Ethernet link and measuring a user's Quality of Experience (QoE) as well as tools to troubleshoot common problems. This will be done by going through measurements possible using a comprehensive handheld Ethernet testing tool called the N2620A FrameScope Pro.