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SNico3
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Disabling VLAN stripping on 82599 card when using SR-IOV

I have 2 VMs and each has a VF assigned from the same card.

The VMs have installed some apps that communicate with tagged(8021Q) traffic between them. Eg: Client App - VM - PCI - VM - Server App

The issue is that although tagged traffic exists one VM, it will arrive at the other stripped of the tag.

Is there a way to disable this behaviour? Even by recompiling the driver?

Thanks,

Silviu

modinfo ixgbe | grep ^version

version: 4.3.13

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st4
New Contributor III
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Hi silviu123,

Let me look into this.

rgds,

wb

st4
New Contributor III
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SNico3
Beginner
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Hi wb,

I know it's enabled by default, but i need to disable it.

Is there a way to do this?

Regards,

Silviu

st4
New Contributor III
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Hi silviu123,

I have to further check how this can be done.

rgds,

wb

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