[strongSwan] Parallelism in ESP userspace processing?

Martin Willi martin at strongswan.org
Tue Sep 16 10:35:51 CEST 2014

> You mean that for multiple ESP SA there can be multiple working thread 
> involved?

Sorry for being unclear: There is a single thread in each direction in
common for all SAs; even with multiple SAs you only have one thread in
each direction.

> I suppose it is possible to add dispersal of incoming packets with one
> ESP SA across multiple workers.

It certainly is. It's not trivial, though, as you usually want to avoid
packet reordering during that process.


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