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check-bytes (Application Identification)


Hierarchy Level


Specify the maximum number of bytes to be inspected. This statement applies to TCP and UDP protocols for stream context. It is not considered for other protocols and contexts.



Number of bytes to be inspected.

Range: 1 through 5000

Default: Not configured

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 17.1.

Support for Next Gen Services introduced in Junos OS Releases 19.3R2 and 19.4R1 on MX Series MX240, MX480 and MX960 using the MX-SPC3 services card.