Performance Tuning for the VM-Series on AWS

Optimize the performance of the VM-Series firewall on AWS.
The following configurations affect performance:
Use the VM-Series CLI to view your DPDK settings or enable packed I/O.

View the DPDK Configuration on Your Firewall

  1. Log in to the VM-Series firewall CLI.
  2. View your DPDK configuration. If DPDK is enabled the output is as follows:
    > show system setting dpdk-pkt-io on
    Device current Packet IO mode: DPDK Device DPDK Packet IO capable: yes Device default Packet IO mode: DPDK

Enable DPDK Packed I/O

  1. Log in to the VM-Series firewall CLI
  2. Enable DPDK:
    > set system setting dpdk-pkt-io on
  3. Reboot the device.
    On the firewall, select
    Device
    Setup
    Operations
    and select
    Reboot Device
    .

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