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protocol (Applications)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.


Networking protocol type or number.


type—Networking protocol type. The following text values are supported:

  • ah

  • egp

  • esp

  • gre

  • icmp

  • icmp6

  • igmp

  • ipip

  • ospf

  • pim

  • rsvp

  • tcp

  • udp


IP version 6 (IPv6) is not supported as a network protocol in application definitions.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

interface-control—To add this statement to the configuration.