Egress Traffic

( gres traf ik) (n.) Egress traffic is network traffic that begins inside of a network and proceeds through its routers to a destination somewhere outside of the network. For example, an email message that is considered egress traffic will travel from a user’s workstation and pass through the enterprise’s LAN routers before it is delivered to the Internet to travel to its final destination.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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