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authorFan Zhang <>2018-10-24 13:49:04 +0100
committerThomas Monjalon <>2018-10-26 14:16:05 +0200
commitbabdea593357994732c8c3c59ed0e784298adbb1 (patch)
treee42f77745deadc031e5362e6929384c9ead79559 /doc
parent3b7f2b9e17d8e2c02935eea16f306384bdf1641a (diff)
net/softnic: add crypto commands
This patch updates the CLI parsing of softnic with extra symmetric cryptodev, port, session, and action support. Signed-off-by: Fan Zhang <> Acked-by: Cristian Dumitrescu <>
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@@ -151,6 +151,12 @@ New Features
Added support for flow classification (rte_flow API), and metering and
policing (rte_mtr API) to the SoftNIC PMD.
+* **Added Crypto support to Softnic PMD.**
+ The Softnic is now capable of processing symmetric crypto workloads such
+ as cipher, cipher-authentication chaining, and aead encryption and
+ decryption. This is achieved by calling DPDK Cryptodev APIs.
* **Added support for GEN3 devices to Intel QAT driver .**
Added support for the third generation of Intel QuickAssist devices.