Point-to-Point GRE over IPsec Design Guide
Legacy Platform Test Results
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Legacy Platform Test Results

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Legacy Platform Test Results

Cisco Headend VPN Routers (Legacy)

Cisco Branch Office VPN Routers (Legacy)


Legacy Platform Test Results


This chapter contains scalability and performance data for older Cisco products. The testing has been performed under the same conditions as outlined in the design guide.

Cisco Headend VPN Routers (Legacy)

Table B-1 Cisco Headend Router Platform Throughput with p2p GRE over IPsec (no ACL, PAT, IOS-FW, IPS, or QoS)

Router Platform
Hardware Acceleration
# of Tunnels
Active
Throughput
Kpps
Throughput
Mbps
CPU % Utilization

Cisco 7200VXR with NPE-400

SA-VAM

240

23.5

48.4

80%

Cisco 7200VXR with NPE-300

SA-VAM

240

18.8

38.3

79%

Cisco 3745

AIM-HPII

120

8.7

18.1

78%


Cisco Branch Office VPN Routers (Legacy)

Table B-2 Cisco Branch Router Platform Throughput with p2p GRE over IPsec (1 Tunnel, IOS-FW, PAT, and ACLs but not QoS or IPS) 

Branch Router Platform
Hardware Acceleration Option
Throughput
Kpps
Throughput
Mbps
CPU % Utilization

Cisco 3745

AIM-HPII

13.4

28.7

82%

Cisco 3725

AIM-EPII

6.8

15.5

81%

Cisco 3660

AIM-HPII

4.8

10.9

80%

Cisco 2691

AIM-EPII

5.1

11.4

81%

Cisco 2651XM

AIM-BPII

1.3

3.0

85%

Cisco 1760

VPN-Module

0.9

2.0

81%

Cisco 1711

On-board

0.8

2.0

81%

Cisco 831

On-board

0.4

1.0

74%