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storaid
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h/w traffic-shaper for small box with SoC3???

hello, everyone...

could someone knows...

the SoC3 on the some small boxs like 60E does support this h/w function????

h/w per-ip shaper? h/w shared shaper?

 

thanks...

FWF60D x2 FWF60C x3 FGT80C rev.2 FGT200B-POE FAP220B x3 FAP221B x2

FSW224B x1

FWF60D x2 FWF60C x3 FGT80C rev.2 FGT200B-POE FAP220B x3 FAP221B x2 FSW224B x1
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ede_pfau
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SuperUser

maybe a stupid question, but...how would you tell it's h/w based??


Ede


"Kernel panic: Aiee, killing interrupt handler!"
Ede"Kernel panic: Aiee, killing interrupt handler!"
storaid

sorry...

I think my question is not clear....

 

I'm just curious...

prev SoC like v1 or v2, these chips does not provide h/w shaper and poor CPU performance....

but new SoC3...

AFAIK, better CPU performance, better I/O throughput and improved NPU....

just I don't know whether it dose provide h/w shaper or not...

 

so my question is h/w traffic shaper is available for SoC3????

 

I have no any SoC3 box....

but will have plan to buy it....

 

thanks..

FWF60D x2 FWF60C x3 FGT80C rev.2 FGT200B-POE FAP220B x3 FAP221B x2

FSW224B x1

FWF60D x2 FWF60C x3 FGT80C rev.2 FGT200B-POE FAP220B x3 FAP221B x2 FSW224B x1
ede_pfau

I've got a 60E here and of course it supports traffic shaping. Even my old 60B did.

I think (but that's speculation) that TS is a software feature. It might be offloaded to an NP in higher class FGTs, right. But it does work even in the desktop models, without apparent CPU load (judging from a 80C with ~ 30 Mbps throughput and heavy traffic shaping by IP).

I've noticed many features dragging the CPU down in smaller models but TS was not one of them.

 


Ede


"Kernel panic: Aiee, killing interrupt handler!"
Ede"Kernel panic: Aiee, killing interrupt handler!"
James_G

I think the issue here is that a firewall policy with any kind of inspection can't run through the hardware fast path, and traffic shaping policy probably comes under this category. On a side note I have a 50e that's cpu based and running shaping very well, so possibly a better solution for you.
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