FortiGate-800D fast path architecture

FortiGate800D fast path architecture

The FortiGate-800D includes one NP6 processor connected through an integrated switch fabric to all of the FortiGate-800D network interfaces. This hardware configuration supports NP6-accelerated fast path offloading for sessions between any of the FortiGate-800D interfaces.

Integrated Switch Fabric


System Bus




You can use the following get command to display the FortiGate-800D NP6 configuration. The command output shows one NP6 named NP6_0. The output also shows all of the FortiGate-800D interfaces (ports) connected to NP6_0. You can also use the diagnose npu np6 port-list command to display this information.

get hardware npu np6 port-list

Chip   XAUI Ports   Max   Cross-chip

Speed offloading

—— —- ——- —– ———- np6_0  0    port31  10G   Yes

1    wan1    1G    Yes

1    port1   1G    Yes

1    wan2    1G    Yes

1    port2   1G    Yes

1    port3   1G    Yes

1    port4   1G    Yes

1    port5   1G    Yes

1    port6   1G    Yes

1    port30  1G    Yes

1    port29  1G    Yes

1    port28  1G    Yes

1    port27  1G    Yes

1    port26  1G    Yes

1    port25  1G    Yes

1    port24  1G    Yes

1    port23  1G    Yes

2    port7   1G    Yes

2    port8   1G    Yes

2    port9   1G    Yes

2    port10  1G    Yes

2    port11  1G    Yes

2    port12  1G    Yes

2    port13  1G    Yes

2    port14  1G    Yes

2    port15  1G    Yes

2    port16  1G    Yes

2    port17  1G    Yes

2    port18  1G    Yes

2    port19  1G    Yes

2    port20  1G    Yes

2    port21  1G    Yes

2    port22  1G    Yes

3    port32  10G   Yes

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