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initiation (Services)


Hierarchy Level


Specify the configuration for Secure Socket Layer (SSL) initiation support service. The SRX Series Firewall, acting as an SSL proxy client, initiates and maintains SSL sessions between itself and an SSL server. SRX Series Firewall receives un-encrypted data from an HTTP client, and encrypts and transmits the data as ciphertext to the SSL server.


  • client-certificate—Local certificate.

The remaining statements are explained separately. See CLI Explorer.

Required Privilege Level

services—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 12.1X44-D10. The protocol-version statement is updated to include tls11 and tls12 from Junos OS Release 15.1X49-D30.