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About the Services Page

To access this page, select Shared Services > Objects > Services.

Use the Services page to create, modify, clone and delete services or service groups and import and export services to a CSV file. You can also create and manage protocols that you use to create services.

A service refers to an application on a device, such as Domain Name Service (DNS). Services are based on protocols and ports used by an application. When added to a policy, a configured service can be applied across all devices associate with it. The protocols available to create a service include: TCP, UDP, SUN-RPC, MS-RPC, ICMP, ICMPv6, and Other.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from this page:

  • Create a service or service group. See Create Services and Service Groups.

  • Modify, clone or delete a service or service group. See Edit, Clone, and Delete Services and Service Groups.

  • Merge duplicate services. See Merge Duplicate Services.

  • Replace services in bulk. See Replace Services in Bulk

  • View the configured parameters of a service or service group. Click the details icon that appears when you hover over the name of a service or service group, or click More > Detailed View.

  • Import and export the services data to a CSV file. See Import and Export Services.

  • View the network components associated with a service. Click View Associations to open the View Associations page which displays the components, such as NAT policies and SRX policies associated with the service. Hover your cursor over the network component to view the associated objects.

  • View all services or unused services. Select an option in the View by drop-down list. You can view the unused services to delete specific or all the unused services. You can also further search the unused services list and filter the list based on your search keywords.

  • Show or hide columns about the services or service groups. Click the Show Hide columns icon in the top- right corner of the page and select columns to view on the page.

  • Filter information based on select criteria. You can add filters, save the filters, and set any of the filters as default. To add a filter:

    1. Click on the filter icon on the top-right corner of the page and select Add Filter to open the Add Criteria page.
    2. Set the filter conditions and click Add.

    The filter is saved and is applied on the data on the page. You can mark any one filter as default.

    To remove the filter, click the filter icon and select Hide Filter.

  • Search a specific service or service group. Click the Search icon in the top right corner of the page to search for a service or service group.

    You can enter partial text or full text of the keyword in the text box and press Enter.

    The search results are displayed on the same page.

Field Descriptions

Table 1 provides guidelines on using the fields on the Services page.

Table 1: Fields on the Service Page




Name of the service or service group.


Specifies whether the object is a service or service group.


Description about the service or service group.


Indicates whether a service or service group is predefined or custom.