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Life of a Packet

Nov 10, 2015 20 19294

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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. This chapter provides a general, high-level description of what happens to a packet as it travels through a FortiGate unit running FortiOS 5.2.4.



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