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egress traffic

(ē´gres traf´ik) (n.) Network traffic that begins inside of a network and proceeds through its routers to a destination somewhere outside of the network. For example, an e-mail message that is considered egress traffic will travel from a user��s workstation and pass through the enterprise��s LANrouters before it is delivered to the Internet to travel to its final destination.

Compare with ingress traffic.







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