PTP and SolarCapture

Enhanced PTP User Guide (UG1602)

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When using SolarCapture™ to capture packets from an interface that is also being used to send/receive PTP messages, PTP hybrid mode will not function correctly when SolarCapture consumes the ARP response messages. This prevents the unicast Delay_Request messages being sent from the PTP slave. sfptpd in multicast mode is not affected and you are advised to select multicast mode in the sfptpd configuration file.

ptp_network_mode multicast

Refer to the SolarCapture User Guide (SF-108469-CD) configuration options when using SolarCapture and sfptpd on the same server.