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Management Applications


Release Note

Unit Firmware



Linux tarball

Arch Pacman

Redhat RPM

Debian DEB

Check Sums

Version 2.0

Unit, Control Interface, TCL API

07 June 2017

Download and Installation Instructions

  • Download the Unit Firmware and save to a known location.
  • Download the Management Application (Windows or Linux) and save to a known location.
  • Unzip (Windows) and run the Management Application installer, or install one of the Linux packages.
  • To install the unit firmware, open the Axtrinet Control Application, and select TOOLS then UPGRADE UNIT.
  • Select the relevant unit and unit firmware file (.bin) and then DOWNLOAD to start the upgrade process.
  • The download progress window appears while the file is downloaded to the unit, and takes 2-3 minutes.
  • If successful, the “Download Complete” message is displayed, and the unit reboots.
  • The PWR LED flashes amber while the new image is processed and saved into unit memory, and takes 3-4 minutes.
  • The unit then boots normally
  • If you have any questions or issues, please contact Support


  • QSFP+ ports can be configured as 40Gbps or 4x10Gbps
  • Multi-Burst Transmit Mode
  • Packet per Second Transmit Rate
  • Optional Port ID, packet sequence number, transmit and receive timestamps (to ±8ns  resolution) for latency and jitter measurements.
  • Up to 1GB ‘deep’ buffer available for line-rate packet capture at 10Gbps and 40Gbps
  • Save captured data to PCAP file for analysis in Wireshark.
  • TCL API for Linux and Windows
  • Updated User Guide and Quick Start Guide, new TCL User Guide and Header Definitions