[dpdk-dev] IPSec support in DPDK

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Thu Jan 9 16:24:09 CET 2014


14/12/2013 18:49, Vivek Soni:
> I am looking at the options available to support IPSec functionality in my
> DPDK based application.
> I found from the data sheet that Intel 82599 NIC supports IPSec offload.
> Is it possible for a dpdk application to utilize hardware ipsec offload
> function present in the  NIC ?

No, IPsec offloading with 82599 is not supported.
As far as I know, IPsec stacks on DPDK are using either Cave Creek, Nitrox or 
pure software (AVX/AES-NI) but not 82599's engines.


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