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Re: VoIP over IPsec
- From: Vadim Antonov
- Date: Tue Feb 18 18:53:58 2003
On Tue, 18 Feb 2003, Stephen Sprunk wrote:
> > It also allows precomputation of the key stream, adding nearly zero
> > latency/jitter to the actual packet processing.
> You fail to note that this requires precomputing and storing a keystream for
> every SA on the encrypting device, which often number in the thousands.
> This isn't feasible in a software implementation, and it's unnecessary in
You don' have to store the entire keystream, just enough to allow
on-the-fly packet processing. Besides, memory is cheap. 100 msec buffers
for 100,000 simultaneous voice connections is an astonishing 80 Mb.
More realistically, it's 10k calls and 30 msec of buffering.