FD.io VPP  v21.06-rc0-529-ge4db945e1
Vector Packet Processing
Release notes for VPP 17.01
Note
This release was for a while known as 16.12.

Features

  • Integrated November 2016 DPDK release
  • Complete rework of Forwarding Information Base (FIB)
  • Performance Improvements
    • Improvements in DPDK input and output nodes
    • Improvements in L2 path
    • Improvmeents in IPv4 lookup node
  • Feature Arcs Improvements
    • Consolidation of the code
    • New feature arcs
      • device-input
      • interface-output
  • DPDK Cryptodev Support
    • Software and Hardware Crypto Support
  • DPDK HQoS support
  • Simple Port Analyzer (SPAN)
  • Bidirectional Forwarding Detection
    • Basic implementation
  • IPFIX Improvements
  • L2 GRE over IPSec tunnels
  • Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)
  • Vhost-user Improvements
    • Performance Improvements
    • Multiqueue
    • Reconnect
  • LISP Enhancements
    • Source/Dest control plane support
    • L2 over LISP and GRE
    • Map-Register/Map-Notify/RLOC-probing support
    • L2 API improvements, overall code hardening
  • Plugins:
    • New: ACL
    • New: Flow per Packet
    • Improved: SNAT
      • Mutlithreading
      • Flow export
  • Doxygen Enhancements
  • Luajit API bindings
  • API Refactoring
    • file split
    • message signatures
  • Python and Scapy based unit testing infrastructure
    • Infrastructure
    • Various tests
  • Packet Generator improvements
  • TUN/TAP jumbo frames support
  • Other various bug fixes and improvements

Known issues

For the full list of issues please reffer to fd.io JIRA.

Issues fixed

For the full list of fixed issues please reffer to: