Bare Metal

  • USB stick
  • CDROM or PXE

Virtual Machine

  • Linux KVM
  • VMware ESXi
  • Amazon Web Services

Additional Support

  • Virtio vNIC
  • PCI passthrough
  • SR-IOV

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Supported Processors

  • Intel Xeon E5-1600/2600/4600 v2 family (Ivy Bridge EP)
  • Intel Xeon E5-1600/2600/4600 v3 family (Haswell EP)
  • Intel Xeon E5-1600/2600/4600 v4 family (Broadwell EP)
  • Intel Xeon E7-2800/4800 v2 family (Ivy Bridge EX)
  • Intel Xeon E7-2800/4800 v3 family (Haswell EX)
  • Intel Xeon E7-4800/8800 v4 family (Broadwell)
  • Intel Xeon Platinum/Gold/Silver/Bronze family (Skylake)
  • Intel Atom C3000 family (Denverton)
  • Intel Xeon D family

Supported Ethernet NICs

  • Intel 1G 82575, 82576, 82580, I210, I211, I350, I354 (igb)
  • Intel 10G 82598, 82599, X520, X540 (ixgbe)
  • Intel 10G/40G X710, XL710, XXV710 (i40e)
  • Mellanox 10G/25G/40G/50G/100G Connect-X 4/5 (mlx5)
  • Broadcom NetExtreme E-Series (bnxt)

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Recommended Servers

6WIND customers recently installed 6WIND vRouter on the following servers and reported positive results. We are happy to share this list with you in case it is helpful. If your server is not on this list, simply make sure your server contains the processors and NICs referenced above.

Dell R630 with Intel Xeon processors

Advantech FWA-3050 with Intel Xeon D processors

Lanner NCA-2512A with Intel Atom C3000 processors

HPE ProLiant and SuperMicro servers are also deployed by 6WIND vRouter customers.