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Filtered by:. Previous 1 2 3 template Next. While this is not really HomeSeer related, it really doesn't fit in Off Topic either. It is a very long story, but I will make it as short as possible. Sorry for the big images, but they need to be. I love them. I built a pfSense router gateway to replace the router portion of the Netgear R Again another wonderful move.
When you have a Ubiquiti controller, you are presented with just how much data you could have if you only had their switches and gateway. The pfSense router gave me a lot of good data once I had installed a few add ins. Months went by with everything working perfectly, but I was really wanting to get the rest of the information. The information was wonderful. I could see at a glance the entire path of connection from any device back to the gateway.
The wealth of data and the amount of control was a thing of beauty. Youi can see devices, how long they have been connected and to which switch port or AP At a glance network status And accumulated usage.
It was reset for the beginning of a new month this morning. You can drill down to clients and applications. We have Comcast internet that is promised for Mbps and usually delivers closer to I needed to upgrade to a USG Pro to be able to handle the speed, but I couldn't spend any more money.There are several types of switch chips on Routerboards and they have a different set of features. Most of them from now on "Other" have only basic "Port Switching" feature, but there are few with more features:.
Note: Cloud Router Switch CRS series devices have highly advanced switch chips built-in, they support wide variety of features. This menu contains a list of all switch chips present in system, and some sub-menus as well. Depending on switch type there might be available or not available some configuration capabilities. Atheros packet flow diagram.
Note: Port switching in RouterOS v6. Prior to RouterOS v6. By default ether1 port will be included in the switch group. These properties are only available to switch chips that have VLAN Table support, check the Switch Chip Features table to make sure your device supports such a feature. Warning: Ingress traffic is considered as traffic that is being sent IN a certain port, this port is sometimes called ingress port.Enabling Hardware Offload of OVS Control & Data plane using LiquidIO - Manoj Panicker
Egress traffic is considered as traffic that is being sent OUT of a certain port, this port is sometimes called egress port. Distinguishing them is very important in order to properly set up VLAN filtering since some properties apply only to either ingress or egress traffic.
Note: QCA and Atheros switch chips ignore the vlan-header property and uses the default-vlan-id property to determine which ports are access ports. The vlan-header is set to leave-as-is and cannot be changed while the default-vlan-id property should only be used on access ports to tag all ingress traffic.
Both vlan-mode and vlan-header along with the VLAN Table can be used to configure VLAN tagging, untagging and filtering, there are multiple combinations that are possible, each achieving a different result.
Below you can find a table of what kind of traffic is going to be sent out through an egress port when a certain traffic is received on an ingress port for each VLAN Mode. Note: The tables above are meant for more advanced configurations and to double check your own understand of how packets will be processed with each VLAN related property. Port mirroring lets switch 'sniff' all traffic that is going in and out of one port mirror-source and send a copy of those packets out of some other port mirror-target.
Note that mirror-source and mirror-target ports have to belong to same switch. Also mirror-target can have a special 'cpu' value, which means that 'sniffed' packets should be sent out of switch chips cpu port. Port mirroring happens independently of switching groups that have or have not been set up. Warning: If you set mirror-source as a Ethernet port for a device with at least two switch chips and these mirror-source ports are in a single bridge while mirror-target for both switch chips are set to send the packets to the CPU, then this will result in a loop, which can make your device inaccessible.
Basically the hosts table represents switch chips internal mac address to port mapping. It can contain two kinds of entries: dynamic and static. Dynamic entries get added automatically, this is also called a learning process: when switch chip receives a packet from certain port, it adds the packets source mac address X and port it received the packet from to host table, so when a packet comes in with destination mac address X it knows to which port it should forward the packet.
If the destination mac address is not present in host table then it forwards the packet to all ports in the group. Dynamic entries take about 5 minutes to time out. Learning is enabled only on ports that are configured as part of switch group. So you won't see dynamic entries if you have not set up port switching. Also you can add static entries that take over dynamic if dynamic entry with same mac-address already exists. Also by adding a static entry you get access to some more functionality that is controlled via following params:.
Another possibility for static entries is that mac address can be mapped to more that one port, including 'cpu' port.Otherwise you'll have to reset to factory defaults post-downgrade and adopt again. If you update the Access Point AP firmware, your device can benefit from changes that fix multiple issues encountered by wireless clients, correct different user interface problems, add various functionalities, and include support for newly developed protocols.
Before performing this task, we recommend that you read and understand all the installation steps, because there are many AP models and manufacturers available. Each producer strives to make the procedure as simple as possible, but there are cases when it's anything but that.
It is also advisable that you apply a new access point firmware in a steady power environment UPS unit will satisfy this needusing an Ethernet cable rather than a wireless connection. The latter can be easily interrupted.
With this in mind, if you wish to apply this version, click the download button and install the package on your access point. Remember to check back with our website as often as possible so that you don't miss a single new release. It is highly recommended to always use the most recent driver version available. Try to set a system restore point before installing a device driver. This will help if you installed an incorrect or mismatched driver.
Problems can arise when your hardware device is too old or not supported any longer. Description Free Download. Changes since v4. About Access Point Firmware: If you update the Access Point AP firmware, your device can benefit from changes that fix multiple issues encountered by wireless clients, correct different user interface problems, add various functionalities, and include support for newly developed protocols.
All rights reserved.Been in the IT biz for 17 years so I'm not a novice but not a firewall expert. Bought a new home last Nov and was able to get gigabit fiber. Set it up and I can't get it to max out the Mbps connection. The CT maxes the connection with no problem!! I've researched and read everything I can find and have verified hardware offloading is enabled, updated firmware, etc but still no gigabit speed!
That will slow down any firewall. SI System Integration d. That post is pretty much the same - but the answers are dumb. The last post in the thread wants to blame the measurement method for the poor router performance. If the PC was not able to generate enough traffic as the post suggestsit wouldn't be able even when the UBNT router is removed or replaced by something else.
Possibly even something breaking MTU autodiscovery. If you are sending too big packets to the router, who has than to split up each of them, you possibly could end up with results as seen by the OP. To continue this discussion, please ask a new question. Get answers from your peers along with millions of IT pros who visit Spiceworks. Ubiquiti Networks Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. UniFil Pimiento. Popular Topics in Firewalls. Which of the following retains the information it's storing when the system power is turned off?
Thai Pepper. Verify your account to enable IT peers to see that you are a professional. Who is your ISP? What are you using to test the speeds? Bojan Zajc This person is a verified professional. Firewalls expert. So the problem is clearly on the router. This topic has been locked by an administrator and is no longer open for commenting. Read these nextGitHub is home to over 40 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together.
Hardware Accelerated Audio Processing allows audio processing to be performed on dedicated audio processors. This process is commonly referred to as audio offload the processing is offloaded from the computer's main CPU to the dedicated audio processor s. Because audio processing is a computationally expensive process, the use of specialized hardware can improve power efficiency, resulting in longer battery life.
This proposal lays out a path to enable the use of audio offload for the clear audio pipeline in Chromium on Windows when playback is using an audio device that supports hardware audio acceleration.
To see substantial improvements in battery life, the audio offload must be paired with large audio buffers.
USG-PRO-4 Real World Throughput Tests
If large audio buffers are not used, then the computer's main CPU must still wake frequently to feed audio from the application to the hardware; by increasing the buffer size, we space out these wakes allowing longer windows of opportunity for the main CPU to stay in a lower power state. A typical user scenario would be a user watching a video on www.
Changes in this explainer are not limited to this new class but span across pieces of the audio stack shown here. The recommendation for this proposal is to choose option 3.
In order to meet this requirement we propose the following two pieces of work:. Chromium Bug Tracking enabling Audio Process. Audio Process was enabled by default on Linux on July 12th,it is not yet enabled by default on Windows.
With these two changes, the WASAPI code in Chromium will be called from a low-integrity level process allowing it to utilize audio offload. Audio offload is only intended to be used for media streams since the use of a larger endpoint buffer size introduces increased latency from when the audio source renders a frame to when that frame is played back by the audio device.
Any stream playing file backed data should be fine opting-in to a higher latency but a stream that is showing a live stream e. Audio offload provides optimal power advantages when used in conjunction with larger audio buffers, but these larger audio buffers introduce a trade off by having higher latency.
For this reason scenarios like WebRTC are better suited to continue using a non-offload stream. Audio offload resources are limited so we cannot guarantee audio acceleration until we initialize our Audio Client.
Audio offload devices typically only support a bit integer pulse code modulation PCM format. Since we want to facilitate gracefully falling back to a non-offloaded stream we do not want to alter the default audio output parameters. In order to enable audio offload we must first determine if the target audio device supports offload.Discussion in ' Networking ' started by tssrshotJun 3, ServeTheHome and ServeThe.
Joined: Mar 18, Messages: 49 Likes Received: 6. I'm shopping out an off-the-shelf device for a unit, high end condo community actually 3 combined. Each unit has gigabit fiber and authenticates using PPPoE, so that complicates things. FW rules might be minimal as most are users and small businesses.
Any questions, I can clarify. RTM Active Member. Joined: Jan 26, Messages: Likes Received: From looking at the datasheet, it looks to me like USG pro 4 has same or similar specifications to the edgerouter pro, perhaps if you use that as a reference, you can get an indication of the USG pro 4's performance. RTMJun 3, In any case I think it might be beneficial to ask Ubiquiti directly, or someone on their forum.
RTMJun 5, Scott Laird Active Member. Joined: Aug 30, Messages: Likes Received: So, for simple uses, the USG is probably a fair bit less complicated, but it's also much less flexible. Scott LairdJun 5, Joined: Nov 17, Messages: Likes Received: I'd love to see pics and maybe some specs of the core for the building! NSKAJun 14, You must log in or sign up to reply here. Show Ignored Content. Share This Page Tweet. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?
No, create an account now. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Ebay xt2 real? Need help determining if an Intel XT2 is real of fake.I thought a good place to start would be to compare how well these different models perform in terms of IPsec throughput and overall CPU usage at the same time.
Part of my lab setup will involve provisioning a couple of IPsec tunnels between the lab and my home network. The routers themselves are initially at the factory default settings other than rudimentary interface configs, some static routes, hardware offloading more on that later and the configuration components needed to establish an encrypted GRE tunnel using IPsec. I may explore this in the future once I have something that can push more data than these devices are capable of, which should allow me to measure them independently.
Each device was rebooted when any change to its hardware offload settings were made, just to ensure it loaded correctly. For each of the tests, regardless of router configuration, I will be useing iperf to measure throughput between servers and will keep the settings at basically default — run via TCP, for 30s and display output every 1s In CSV format so I can compile the results.
Once I had the initial test plan sorted out, I made sure that all relevant hardware offloading was enabled and started by measuring if the devices can actually forward traffic at 1 Gbps.
Just pure packet forwarding via static routes. The routers are ordered from left to right; Most expensive to least expensive. EdgeRouter 4, EdgeRouter Lite and EdgRouter X respectively and thankfully, it seems that all routers are more than capable of forwarding packets at basically line rate See image to the left. What is more interesting about this first test seems to lie with the CPU usage of the devices whilst pushing packets.
Whilst this is certainly an interesting point to see this early on, I would be curious as to how the CPU in the X performs with other tasks that cant really be offloaded as easily. As mentioned previously; I am testing between just these two devices and I cant tell if the performance I see in my results is due to hitting a ceiling on encryption or decryption, so for the remainder of this article I will assume both figures are the same for the ER4.
As you might expect, throughput was a little less when using AES due to the increase in computation required.
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I decided to stick with AES as the primary choice for the remainder of the tests. As you can see, the EdgeRouter 4 performs pretty well in this test. It would only manifest every 1 in 10 tests or so and apply consistently for that flow. Because I was consistently getting around Mbps however, I went with an average of those results as the value for the ER4. Another curious observation came about when playing around with the different hardware offload modes. To me, this result is somewhat unexpected.
I would have thought that offloading as much as possible to the offload engine would give better results but that does not appear to be the case.
I am only speculating but I think this may be to do with packets going back and forth from the co-processor unit in the Cavium chip. For example, A packet may come into the device for forwarding — get offloaded and then need to come back out of the offload engine to be processed further before being GRE encapsulated and offloaded and then ultimately encrypted again, IPsec offloaded?