1.5. CSIT TAGs Descriptions

All CSIT test cases are labelled with Robot Framework tags used to allow for easy test case type identification, test case grouping and selection for execution. Following sections list currently used CSIT TAGs and their documentation based on the content of tag documentation rst file.

1.5.1. Topology TAGs

3_NODE_DOUBLE_LINK_TOPO

3 nodes connected in a circular topology with two links interconnecting the devices.

3_NODE_SINGLE_LINK_TOPO

3 nodes connected in a circular topology with at least one link interconnecting devices.

1.5.2. Objective TAGs

SKIP_PATCH

Test case(s) marked to not run in case of vpp-csit-verify (i.e. VPP patch) and csit-vpp-verify jobs (i.e. CSIT patch).

SKIP_VPP_PATCH

Test case(s) marked to not run in case of vpp-csit-verify (i.e. VPP patch).

1.5.3. Environment TAGs

HW_ENV

DUTs and TGs are running on bare metal.

VM_ENV

DUTs and TGs are running in virtual environment.

VPP_VM_ENV

DUTs with VPP and capable of running Virtual Machine.

1.5.4. NIC model tags

NIC_Intel-X520-DA2

Intel X520-DA2 NIC.

NIC_Intel-XL710

Intel XL710 NIC.

NIC_Intel-X710

Intel X710 NIC.

NIC_Cisco-VIC-1227

VIC-1227 by Cisco.

NIC_Cisco-VIC-1385

VIC-1385 by Cisco.

1.5.5. Scaling TAGs

FIB_20K

2x10,000 entries in single fib table

FIB_200K

2x100,000 entries in single fib table

FIB_2M

2x1,000,000 entries in single fib table

TNL_1000

IPSec in tunnel mode - 1000 tunnels.

SRC_USER_10

Traffic flow with 10 unique IPs (users) in one direction.

SRC_USER_100

Traffic flow with 100 unique IPs (users) in one direction.

SRC_USER_1000

Traffic flow with 1000 unique IPs (users) in one direction.

SRC_USER_2000

Traffic flow with 2000 unique IPs (users) in one direction.

SRC_USER_4000

Traffic flow with 4000 unique IPs (users) in one direction.

100_FLOWS

Traffic stream with 100 unique flows (10 IPs/users x 10 UDP ports) in one direction.

10k_FLOWS

Traffic stream with 10 000 unique flows (10 IPs/users x 1000 UDP ports) in one direction.

100k_FLOWS

Traffic stream with 100 000 unique flows (100 IPs/users x 1000 UDP ports) in one direction.

1.5.6. Tags marking functional vs. performance of tests

FUNCTEST

All functional test cases.

PERFTEST

All performance test cases.

1.5.7. Performance testing tags

PDRDISC

Partial Drop Rate evaluation of single run result, with non-zero packet loss tolerance (LT) expressed in percentage of packets transmitted.

NDRDISC

Non Drop Rate evaluation of results. Loss acceptance of dropped packets is set to zero lost packets.

NDRCHK

Performance tests where TG verifies DUTs’ throughput at ref-NDR (reference Non Drop Rate) with zero packet loss tolerance.

NDRPDRDISC

Find performance of DUT based on RFC2544 with linear / binary / combined search. (Previous LONG tests.)

1.5.8. Ethernet frame size tags for performance tests

64B

64B frames used for test.

78B

78B frames used for test.

IMIX

IMIX frame sequence (28x 64B, 16x 570B, 4x 1518B) used for test.

1460B

1460B frames used for test.

1480B

1480B frames used for test.

1514B

1514B frames used for test.

1518B

1518B frames used for test.

9000B

9000B frames used for test.

1.5.9. Test type tags

BASE

Baseline test cases, no encapsulation, no feature(s) configured in tests.

IP4BASE

IPv4 baseline test cases, no encapsulation, no feature(s) configured in tests.

IP6BASE

IPv6 baseline test cases, no encapsulation, no feature(s) configured in tests.

L2XCBASE

L2XC baseline test cases, no encapsulation, no feature(s) configured in tests.

L2BDBASE

L2BD baseline test cases, no encapsulation, no feature(s) configured in tests.

SCALE

Scale test cases.

ENCAP

Test cases where encapsulation is used. Use also encapsulation tag(s).

FEATURE

At least one feature is configured in test cases. Use also feature tag(s).

TLDK

Functional test cases for TLDK.

1.5.10. Forwarding mode tags

L2BDMACSTAT

VPP L2 bridge-domain, L2 MAC static.

L2BDMACLRN

VPP L2 bridge-domain, L2 MAC learning.

L2XCFWD

VPP L2 point-to-point cross-connect.

IP4FWD

VPP IPv4 routed forwarding.

IP6FWD

VPP IPv6 routed forwarding.

1.5.11. Underlay tags

IP4UNRLAY

IPv4 underlay.

IP6UNRLAY

IPv6 underlay.

MPLSUNRLAY

MPLS underlay.

1.5.12. Overlay tags

L2OVRLAY

L2 overlay.

IP4OVRLAY

IPv4 overlay (IPv4 payload).

IP6OVRLAY

IPv6 overlay (IPv6 payload).

1.5.13. Encapsulation tags

ETH

All test cases with base Ethernet (no encapsulation).

DOT1Q

All test cases with dot1q.

DOT1AD

All test cases with dot1ad.

LISP

All test cases with LISP.

LISPGPE

All test cases with LISP-GPE.

VXLAN

All test cases with Vxlan.

VXLANGPE

All test cases with VXLAN-GPE.

GRE

All test cases with GRE.

IPSEC

All test cases with IPSEC.

1.5.14. Interface tags

PHY

All test cases which use physical interface(s).

VHOST

All test cases which uses VHOST.

VHOST_256

All test cases which uses VHOST with qemu queue size set to 256.

VHOST_1024

All test cases which uses VHOST with qemu queue size set to 1024.

CFS_OPT

All test cases which uses VM with optimised scheduler policy.

TUNTAP

All test cases which uses TUN and TAP.

AFPKT

All test cases which uses AFPKT.

NETMAP

All test cases which uses Netmap.

MEMIF

All test cases which uses Memif.

1.5.15. Feature tags

IACLDST

iACL destination.

COPWHLIST

COP whitelist.

SNAT

SNAT configured and tested.

ACL

ACL plugin configured and tested.

IACL

ACL plugin configured and tested on input path.

OACL

ACL plugin configured and tested on output path.

ACL_STATELESS

ACL plugin configured and tested in stateless mode (permit action).

ACL_STATEFUL

ACL plugin configured and tested in stateful mode (permit+reflect action).

ACL1

ACL plugin configured and tested with 1 not-hitting ACE.

ACL10

ACL plugin configured and tested with 10 not-hitting ACEs.

ACL50

ACL plugin configured and tested with 50 not-hitting ACEs.

1.5.16. Encryption tags

IPSECSW

Crypto in software.

IPSECHW

Crypto in hardware.

IPSECTRAN

IPSec in transport mode.

IPSECTUN

IPSec in tunnel mode.

1.5.17. Client-workload tags

VM

All test cases which use at least one virtual machine.

LXC

All test cases which use Linux container.

APP

All test cases with specific APP use.

1.5.18. Multi-threading tags

STHREAD

All test cases using single poll mode thread.

MTHREAD

All test cases using more then one poll mode driver thread.

1NUMA

All test cases with packet processing on single socket.

2NUMA

All test cases with packet processing on two sockets.

SMT

All test cases with symmetric Multi-Threading (HyperThreading) enabled.

NOSMT

All test cases with symmetric Multi-Threading (HyperThreading) disabled.

1T1C

1 worker thread pinned to 1 dedicated physical core. 1 receive queue per interface. Main thread pinned to core 0.

2T2C

2 worker threads pinned to 2 dedicated physical cores. 1 receive queue per interface. Main thread pinned to core 0.

4T4C

4 worker threads pinned to 4 dedicated physical cores. 2 receive queues per interface. Main thread pinned to core 0.

6T6C

6 worker threads pinned to 6 dedicated physical cores. 3 receive queues per interface. Main thread pinned to core 0.

8T8C

8 worker threads pinned to 8 dedicated physical cores. 4 receive queues per interface. Main thread pinned to core 0.

1.5.19. Honeycomb tags

HC_FUNC

Honeycomb functional test cases.

HC_PERSIST

Honeycomb persistence test cases.

HC_REST_ONLY

(Exclusion tag) Honeycomb test cases that cannot be run in Netconf mode using ODL client for Restfconf -> Netconf translation.