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Hierarchy Level


Sometimes there is a need to identify multiple different applications running on the same Layer 7 protocols. For example, both Facebook and Yahoo Messenger can run over HTTP, but there is a need to identify them as two different applications. To do this, the application layer is split into two layers: Layer 7 applications and Layer 7 protocols. This function is turned on by default. Use the no-nested-application statement to turn it off.

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.