Tuning FreeBSD for routing and firewalling

Olivier Cochard-Labbé <olivier@FreeBSD.org>

The talk will present some tuning tips for a router and firewall use cases. Starting to define values to measure and how to how to correctly bench a router and firewall. Continuing by showing the basic journey of a packet across FreeBSD network stack, then the impact of multiple parameters related to the hardware, kernel or the NIC drivers.