Recommended NICs and Operation Modes

The following table lists the modes of operation and network interface cards (NICs) that have been tested by Ruckus. Other NICs that support Intel DPDK architectures may or may not work.

Table 1. Recommended NICs and operation modes
Interface Mode Supported NIC Driver NIC Model
Control / management vSwitch E1000

I350

Broadcom BCM5720

Data Direct IO 1GB igb I350
10GB ixgbe

82599EB

82599

82599ES

X520

i40en X710
40GB i40en

XL710

vSwitch VMware VMXNET3 --
KVM Virtio --