[Openswan Users] GBit performance
paul at xelerance.com
Fri Nov 27 10:43:55 EST 2009
On Fri, 27 Nov 2009, Michael Schwartzkopff wrote:
> We want to use plain linux servers a a VPN gateway to encrypt up to 1 GBit/s.
> If this possible with standard servers?
> If yes, what servers (CPU, dual-core, quad-core, speed) would you suggest?
Sure. a modern cpu should do fine. No need to go insane.
> If I need hardware acceleration: Is there a good guide for:
No. hardware acceleration is mostly useful for embedded devices with tiny
> - What cards / chips really work?
> - What additional software do I need?
OCF support enabled in openswan
> - Do I need to patch anything (kernel, openswan, ...)?
You'd need KLIPS with OCF.
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