[strongSwan] IPSEC hardware acceleration

Jakob Curdes jc at info-systems.de
Thu Jan 9 09:59:03 CET 2014

Am 09.01.2014 09:49, schrieb Martin Willi:
> Hi,
>> I want to enhance IPsec stack performance, I'm evaluating few NIC/PCI
>> IPsec hardware  acceleration cards.
>> Please suggest plugin card compatible with strong swan.
What throughput do you want to achieve? With newer XEON CPU's and an 
operating system supporting the AES-NI instruction set, you can achieve 
over 700 Mbit/sec with current strongswan code.
You will probably need identical boxes on both sides, though.


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