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Hardware Acceleration

Protocols that can be offloaded by NP7 processors

The following table lists the internet traffic protocols that can be offloaded by NP7 processors:

Protocol number

Keyword

Protocol

1 ICMP Internet Control Message Protocol
4 IP-in-IP IPv4 IP in IP encapsulation*
6 TCP Transmission Control Protocol
17 UDP User Datagram Protocol
27 RDP Reliable Data Protocol
41 IPv6 IPv6 Encapsulation*
47 GRE Generic Routing Encapsulation*
50 ESP Encapsulating Security Payload*

97

ETHERIP or EoIP

Ethernet-within-IP Encapsulation, also called Ethernet over IP.

132 SCTP Stream Control Transmission Protocol

* Tunneling protocols are offloaded in passthrough mode.

Protocols that can be offloaded by NP7 processors

The following table lists the internet traffic protocols that can be offloaded by NP7 processors:

Protocol number

Keyword

Protocol

1 ICMP Internet Control Message Protocol
4 IP-in-IP IPv4 IP in IP encapsulation*
6 TCP Transmission Control Protocol
17 UDP User Datagram Protocol
27 RDP Reliable Data Protocol
41 IPv6 IPv6 Encapsulation*
47 GRE Generic Routing Encapsulation*
50 ESP Encapsulating Security Payload*

97

ETHERIP or EoIP

Ethernet-within-IP Encapsulation, also called Ethernet over IP.

132 SCTP Stream Control Transmission Protocol

* Tunneling protocols are offloaded in passthrough mode.