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About the Services Page


To access this page, select Configuration > Shared Objects > Services.

Use the Services page to create, modify, clone and delete service or service groups. You can also create and manage protocols, that you use to create services.

A service refers to an application on a device, such as Domain Name Service (DNS). Services are based on protocols and ports used by an application. When added to a policy, a configured service can be applied across all devices. The protocols available to create a service include: TCP, UDP, SUN-RPC, MS-RPC, ICMP, ICMPv6, and so on.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from this page:

Field Descriptions

Table 1 provides guidelines on using the fields on the Services page.

Table 1: Fields on the Service Page




Name of the service or service group.


Specifies whether the object is a service or service group.


Description about the service or service group.

Predefined or Custom

List of predefined services and service groups, and a list of custom services or service groups that you created.