VXLAN offload using tc flower on ConnectX-5

Overview After exploring XDP for some time for L2TPv3 and VXLAN, I wanted to dig deeper into hardware offload capabilities, specifically for VXLAN, but without using Open vSwitch (OVS). Mellanox has some great blog posts to get me started: https://community.mellanox.com/s/article/Configuring-VXLAN-Encap-Decap-Offload-Using-tcPlus some help from their official documentation:https://community.mellanox.com/s/article/Configuring-VXLAN-Encap-Decap-Offload-Using-tc What follows is a detailed description of me recreating... Continue Reading →

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