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Working with other FortiOS components

Application Control is not just a modulal that is inserted in to the OS and works independantly of all of the other components.

WAN Optimization

There is a feature that enables both IPS and Application Control on both non-HTTP WANOpt traffic and HTTP-tunneled traffic through HTTP CONNECT. The basic idea is that it hooks a scan connection to a port so that traffic will be redirected to the IPS engine before forwarding to a different module.