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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:

  • Create a service or service group. See Creating Services and Service Groups.

  • Modify, clone or delete a service or service group. See Editing, Cloning, and Deleting Services and Service Groups.

  • View the configured parameters of a service or service group. Click the details icon that appears when you hover over the name of a service or service group, or click More > Detailed View.

  • Show or hide columns about the services or service groups. Click the Show Hide columns icon in the top right corner of the page and select columns that you want to view on the page.

  • Search a specific service or service group. Click the Search icon in the top right corner of the page to search for a service or service group.

    You can enter partial text or full text of the keyword in the text box and press Enter.

    The search results are displayed on the same page.

Field Descriptions

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

Table 1: Fields on the Service Page

Field

Description

Name

Name of the service or service group.

Type

Specifies whether the object is a service or service group.

Description

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.