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application (Security Policies)


Hierarchy Level


Specify the IP or remote procedure call (RPC) application or set of applications to be used as match criteria.

Starting in Junos OS Release 19.1R1, configuring the application statement at the [edit security policies from-zone zone-name to-zone zone-name policy policy-name match] hierarchy level is optional if the dynamic-application statement is configured at the same hierarchy level.



Name of the predefined or custom application or application set used as match criteria.


Any predefined or custom applications or application sets.


A custom application that does not use a predefined destination port for the application will not be included in the any option, and must be named explicitly.

Required Privilege Level

security—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 8.5.