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Parallel Path Processing (Life of a Packet)

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Directed by security policies, a FortiGate unit screens network traffic from the IP layer up through the application layer of the TCP/IP stack. The steps involved in this inspection depend on the FortiGate hardware configuration (the presence or absence of network processors such as the NP6) and on the inspection mode (flow-based or proxy-based) of the FortiGate or VDOM

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