[ovs-discuss] IPsec offload for ixgbe/i40e drivers
Avi Cohen (A)
avi.cohen at huawei.com
Sun Oct 15 14:37:46 UTC 2017
Thank You Ian
I'll look into it and update you
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stokes, Ian [mailto:ian.stokes at intel.com]
> Sent: Monday, 09 October, 2017 1:10 PM
> To: Greg Rose; Avi Cohen (A); users at dpdk.org; ovs-discuss at openvswitch.org
> Subject: RE: [ovs-discuss] IPsec offload for ixgbe/i40e drivers
> > On 10/03/2017 05:35 AM, Avi Cohen (A) wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > These Intel NIC's: X540, 82599, I40E - supports IPsec offload But
> > > I don't see that the drivers supplied by Intel - handle it (??)
> > > Also I don't see any reference in the DPDK userspace drivers
> > librte_pmd_ixgbe.c ..
> > > Can someone tell if this is supported somewhere ?
> > > Best Regards
> > > Avi
> Hi Avi,
> The NICs do support the IPsec offload feature but currently this is not supported
> in DPDK.
> There is ongoing work with regards the RTE_SECURITY interfaces which will be
> used to handle this type of offload in the DPDK community . It will not be just
> Intel nics supporting this feature and is expected that all nics that do support it
> with DPDK will use the RTE_SECURITY framework. There is an ongoing
> discussion on the DPDK ML with regards to its design and use below
> Currently I'm also looking at implementing IPsec (non-offload, look aside only)
> using VPMDs and QAT devices in OVS with DPDK although this work is at early
> stages. It may be of use to you as I would hope to integrate it with offload
> functionality down the line.
> If you have any feedback I would be interested to hear.
> > Maybe ask the guys at Intel?
> > https://lists.osuosl.org/mailman/listinfo/intel-wired-lan
> > Regards,
> > - Greg
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