[Openswan Users] IPSEC Low Speed

Neal Murphy neal.p.murphy at alum.wpi.edu
Mon Jan 26 01:57:17 EST 2015

On Monday, January 26, 2015 01:26:26 AM Hardik A Gohil wrote:
> Hello,
> I am working on Openswan IPSEC implementation on Linux-kernel
> I performed speed test using iperf for IPSEC enabled kernel Image without
> enabling the ipsec service and speed is only 40 Mbps and 10 Mbps when
> acting as server and client.
> Same performed on kernel Image with no IPSEC enabled in kernel i can
> measure upto 88Mbps.
> Ethernet supports 100Mbps.
> why speed is degraded for ipsec enabled kernel/RFS image without running
> ipsec service?

Tell us about the hardware running the kernel; maybe it cannot compute the 
IPSEC encryption any faster.

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