Hardware Encryption Module

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Mar 24th, 2010
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How can I identify if VPN Hardware encryption module is built in a router or external Hardware encryption module can be plugged to router.

How to enable hardware encryption module on a router to offload encryption overhead

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Leo Laohoo Wed, 03/24/2010 - 03:40
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To enable the VPN module you need to be running "crypto" feature set IOS.


To see if you have a built-in or on-board VPN use either one of the commands:


1.  sh inventory; or
2.  sh crypto engine brief (look and "crypto engine type")


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