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Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) by Nazmul Rajib

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Chapter 14Bypassing Inspection and Trusting Traffic

If you do not want FTD to inspect certain traffic, because, for example, it is completely trusted, you can configure FTD to bypass inspection for that particular traffic while it continues deep packet inspection for the rest of the network. Doing so offloads the FTD hardware resources, reduces overall processing delay, and improves network performance. This chapter describes the options for bypassing Firepower inspection of any particular traffic.

Bypassing Inspection and Trusting Traffic Essentials

A Firepower system offers the following tools to bypass deep packet inspection:

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