EdgeRouter - How to Disable IPv4 Offloading (Hardware Acceleration)


Overview


Readers will learn how to disable the IPv4 offloading features on an EdgeRouter.

NOTES & REQUIREMENTS:
Applicable to the latest EdgeOS firmware on all EdgeRouter models. Please see the Related Articles below for more information.
 
Device used in this article:

Disable IPv4 Hardware Offloading


CLI: Access the Command Line Interface. You can do this using the CLI button in the GUI or by using a program such as PuTTY.

1. Before making any changes, verify the current state of the various offloading settings.

show ubnt offload

IP offload module   : loaded
IPv4
  forwarding: enabled
  vlan      : disabled
  pppoe     : disabled
  gre       : disabled
IPv6
  forwarding: disabled
  vlan      : disabled
  pppoe     : disabled

IPSec offload module: not loaded

Traffic Analysis    :
  export    : disabled
  dpi       : disabled
    version       : 1.354

2. Disable the IPv4 traffic offloading.

configure
set system offload ipv4 forwarding disable
commit ; save
NOTE: IPv4 forwarding must be enabled in order to use the other (VLAN, PPPoE, GRE) offloading features.

Related Articles


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EdgeRouter - Beginners Guide to EdgeRouter

EdgeRouter - Access the CLI from the Web UI

EdgeRouter - Hardware Offloading

Intro to Networking - How to Establish a Connection Using SSH


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