Ingress Traffic

(in´gres traf´ik) (n.) Network traffic that originates from outside of the network��s routers and proceeds toward a destination inside of the network. For example, an e-mail message that is considered ingress traffic will originate somewhere outside of a enterprise��s LAN, pass over the Internetand enter the company��s LAN before it is delivered to the recipient.

Compare with egress traffic.

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