FortiGate
FortiGate Next Generation Firewall utilizes purpose-built security processors and threat intelligence security services from FortiGuard labs to deliver top-rated protection and high performance, including encrypted traffic.
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Description
This article explains that some FortiGate models include bypass interfaces that provide fail open support.

Scope
FortiGate models with bypass ports.

Solution
See the 6.x versions of the FortiOS/FortiGate Hardware Acceleration Guide for information about FortiGate models that support bypass interfaces.

For example:

- FortiGate 800D fast path architecture
- FortiGate 2500E fast path architecture

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