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htadi
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incoming packet classification to a vf

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environment:

Redhat 7.4

ixgbe, ixgbevf (82599es ethernet controller)

is it possible to classify the incoming traffic solely based on vlan than on mac. (ie from pf to vf only based on vlan and ignoring mac address)

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idata
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Hi Hari_tadiparthi,

 

 

Thank you for posting in Wired Communities. Let me further check for you.

 

 

Regards,

 

Sharon T

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idata
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Hi Hari_tadiparthi,

 

 

Thank you for posting in Wired Communities. Let me further check for you.

 

 

Regards,

 

Sharon T

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htadi
Beginner
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can you please update on the progress?

idata
Community Manager
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Hi Hari_tadiparthi,

 

 

If you are pertaining to filtering option in SR-IOV layer 2 sorting, this can be

 

based on destination MAC address or VLAN tag. You may refer to page 12 of 82599 datasheet below for more information:

 

 

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/embedded/products/networking/82599-sr-iov-driver-companion-g...

 

 

Hope the above information help.

 

 

Regards,

 

Sharon T

 

htadi
Beginner
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It seems the ixgbe or the 82599 does not support the requested unicast promiscous mode for VFs.

had to find a better NIC

https://events.static.linuxfound.org/sites/events/files/slides/20160715_LinuxCon_sriov_final.pdf

idata
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Hi Hari_tadiparthi,

 

 

Thank you for sharing the information and I am sorry to hear that. Please let me know if you still have other inquiries.

 

 

Thanks,

 

Sharon T
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