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Forwarding may refer to:

Computing and technology[edit]

  • Call forwarding, a telephony feature that allows calls to one phone number to be forwarded to another number
  • Cisco Express Forwarding, an advanced layer 3 switching technology used mainly on the enterprise core network or the Internet
  • Mail forwarding, a service that redirects mail from one address to another
    • Email forwarding, the re-sending of an email message onward to another email address
  • Operand forwarding in an instruction pipeline
  • Packet forwarding, the relaying of packets from one network segment to another by nodes in a computer network
  • Port forwarding, the act of forwarding a network port from one network node to another
  • Reverse-path forwarding, a technique used in routers for ensuring loop-free forwarding of packets in multicast routing and to help prevent IP address spoofing in unicast routing
  • URL redirection, also called URL forwarding, domain redirection and domain forwarding, a technique that forwards web page visitors to another page

Other uses[edit]

  • Freight forwarding, a service by which a freight forwarder dispatches shipments via common carriers
  • Timber forwarding, the transport of logs from the stump to the forest road
  • Perfect forwarding, a feature of the programming language C++11
  • Routing

See also[edit]