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[NFX250] Default CPU Assignment for NFX250 running nfx-2 software



Article ID: KB31886 KB Last Updated: 29 Jul 2020Version: 2.0

This article documents the default CPU pinning for various components in the NFX-250 platform


For nfx-2 software on NFX250:

The table below shows the default physical CPU allocation and CPUs available for VNFs for NFX250-S1/S2 (6 core models), and NFX250-LS1 (4 core model):

NFX250 Components

NFX250 (6 Core)
No. of CPU's Available

Physical CPU #

NFX250 (4 Core)
No. of CPU's Available

Physical CPU #

Host/JDM/JCP 1 0 1 0
OVS 1 6 1 4
IPSec nm 1 7 1 7
Available for VNF (inc vSRX) 9 1,2,3,4,5,8,9,10.11 5 1,2,3,5,6

Note:  For details on physical CPU assignments on NFX250 running nfx-3 software, please refer to: Configuring VNFs on NFX250 NextGen Devices - Allocate CPUs for a VNF

Modification History:
07/28/2020 - Modified wording to include physical, and not virtual CPU
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