Overview & Features

Video Overview

Description

GRL’s SAS Protocol Compliance and Stress Test Suite (GRL-SAS-SUITE) is the most complete commercially available SAS conformance test solution, covering up to SAS 12G speeds. A versatile and comprehensive application, GRL-SAS-SUITE automates testing all layers of SAS Protocol in a click of a button, eliminating the time-intensive tasks of validating SAS conformance: writing your own test cases, creating trainer and verification scripts, and proving everything in hardware.   GRL-SAS-SUITE is compatible with the popular Teledyne LeCroy Sierra SAS Protocol Analyzer & Exerciser, runs on any Windows 7 or Windows 8 PC and addresses all areas of the SAS-1, SAS-2, and SAS-3 protocol specifications.

PHY Layer

  • Manual and Auto 12G/6G/3G/1.5G Speed Negotiation tests
  • TTIU Control Word Test Scenarios
  • PHY Power state and Recovery check – Partial and Slumber States
  • Error Recovery through COMRESET Injection

Link Layer

  • Primitive based tests – Error Injection and Recovery
  • CRC Error Check
  • Checking drive response for various read / write commands
  • Invalid Protocol Fields in Open Address Frame, Command Frame
  • Command Sequence altered and drive behavior mapped (e.g. issuing a close primitive between a command sequence)

Port Layer

  •  IT Nexus Loss Timer
  • Arbitration Wait Timer tests
  • Reject to Open Limit Timer tests

Transport Layer

  • SAS address mapping
  • TLR Control Fields, Retry Data / Response Check
  • Transport Layer Tag Overlap
  • Command Queuing and Priority Check
  • Data Offset Error tests
  • Burst Command Check

Application Layer

  • Response Time out based test
  • I_T Nexus lost Handling
  • Data overrun and Underrun
  • Task Management Function sequence Verification, Error Injection and Recovery
  • Easily select one or multiple tests and run automation at the click of a button
  • Intuitive UI and Pass/Fail indication
  • Multi docking results view conveniently organizes results
  • Comprehensive reporting in PDF and CSV files
  • Supports Expert user mode to edit the trainer file