P4 Pipeline Tests (PTF)
PTF is a Python based data plane test framework. It is based on unittest, which is included in the standard Python distribution.
To test the P4 pipeline, we are using the following components:
PTF framework and tests
Installs table entries to the device.
Generate and verify the traffic.
Stratum: the software that process P4Runtime requests from PTF and configures the device.
The device under tests: can be software device like Tofino Model, or a hardware device.
TRex server: for the line rate test.
See test plans section in the fabric-TNA repository
See step to run tests section in the Fabric-TNA repository.
See test result section in the Fabric-TNA repository.
Contribute new test cases
See contribute new test cases section in the Fabric-TNA repository.