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index (Nested Applications)


Hierarchy Level


Set a number that is a one-to-one mapping to the application name. The application name is used to ensure that each signature definition is unique.



Numeric value associated with an application name. The index range for predefined applications is from 1 through 32,767. The index range for custom applications and custom nested applications is from 32,768 through 65,534.

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

system control—To add this statement to the configuration.

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 10.2.