ByteBlower Tcl API 2.6
Posted by Tom Ghyselinck, Last modified by Pieter Vandercammen on 31 August 2017 09:47 AM

The focus of this release is to bring support for Wireless Endpoints to the Tcl API.

Wireless Endpoints support

The wireless Endpoint API is now enabled in the Tcl lower-layer API. All new features of the Wireless Endpoint / Meeting Point version 1.1.0 are supported:

  • IPv4
  • IPv6
  • Frame blasting: streams and triggers
  • Statefull TCP
  • Latency measurements

For more information, please check our documentation of the WirelessEndpoint.

These features require ByteBlower Meeting Point >= 1.1.0 and Wireless Endpoint >= 1.1.0

Known issues

  • Unimplemented protocols
    • Port Control Protocol (PCP)
  • Unavailable features
    • USB interfaces

Download

A newer release version is available. The 2.6 API installers are not available any more on the support portal. Contact us at support@excentis.com for this version of the API.

Documentation

The HTML reference documentation for the API


Changelog 2.6.2 (2017-04-21)

Fixes

  • Fixed captured returning frames of first capture in Rx.Capture.ResultSnapshot when starting a second capture on the same Rx.Capture.RawPacket object.
  • Fixed setting IPv4 address + netmask via Layer3.IPv4::Ip.Set <address>/<netmask>.
  • Tcl-HL: Calling Result.Get and Result.Clear on WirelessEndpoint related objects only in locked state.

Changelog 2.6.0 (2017-04-06)

Enhancements

  • Enabled Wireless Endpoint API:
    • Enabled in Tcl lower-layer API.
    • Tcl-HL: Added support for Wireless Endpoint streams, triggers and TCP.
    • Tcl-HL: Added example scripts.
  • You can now provide a timeout when connecting to servers and/or meeting point.
  • Updated documentation.
  • ByteBlowerServer and MeetingPoint have a ServiceInfo object which provides useful information about that service:
    • type
    • version
    • license
    • service UUID
    • Connection details (remote host / IP address / TCP port)
    • Management IP addresses
  • API version can now be obtained via ByteBlower::API.Version.Get.
  • HTTP Client now also shows the configured type-of-service in its description
  • Add support for the new capabilities architecture
    • Capabilities can be obtained for ByteBlowerPort and WirelessEndpoint.
    • Backward-compatibility is available for older servermeeting point and/or wireless endpoints.

Fixes

  • Added missing exception class ByteBlower.Exception.NullPointer.
  • Fixed incorrect value when getting (configured) HTTP Client receive window scale.
  • Tcl-HL: Fixed script error in ::excentis::ByteBlower::FlowLossRate when transmission was out-of-resources.

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