ECMP

Equal Cost Multipath Routing allows next-hop packet forwarding to a single destination to occur over multiple best paths that have the same value in routing metric calculations.

A FortiGate can use ECMP for a variety of purposes, including load balancing.

Bruce Davis

Bruce Davis

Technical Writer at Fortinet
Bruce has been working with computers, and related technology, since before the World Wide Web was a thing. He has worked in system and network administration. He has even dabbled in technical support. He has made the switch to technical writing as part of his deep, dark and dastardly plan to make the arcane machinations of IT technology more easily understood by the poor folks who use it.
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