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Example: Including Comments in a Junos OS Configuration

To add comments to a Junos configuration:

[edit]user@host# show
protocols {ospf {area 0.0.0.0 {interface so-0/0/0 {hello-interval 5;}}}}
[edit]user@host# edit protocols ospf [edit protocols ospf]user@host# set area 0.0.0.0 user@host# annotate area 0.0.0.0 "Backbone area configuration added June 15, 1998" [edit protocols ospf]user@host# edit area 0.0.0.0[edit protocols ospf area 0.0.0.0]user@host# annotate interface so0 "Interface from router sj1 to router sj2"[edit protocols ospf area 0.0.0.0]user@host# top[edit]user@host# show
protocols {ospf {/* Backbone area configuration added June 15, 1998 */area 0.0.0.0 {/* Interface from router sj1 to router sj2 */interface so-0/0/0 {hello-interval 5;}}}}
[edit]user@host#

The following excerpt from a configuration example illustrates how to enter comments in a configuration file:

/* This comment goes with routing-options */
routing-options {/* This comment goes with routing-options traceoptions */traceoptions {/* This comment goes with routing-options traceoptions tracefile */tracefile rpd size 1m files 10;/* This comment goes with routing-options traceoptions traceflag task */traceflag task;/* This comment goes with routing-options traceoptions traceflag general */traceflag general;}autonomous-system 10458; /* This comment is dropped */ }
routing-options {rib-groups {ifrg {import-rib [ inet.0 inet.2 ];/* A comment here is dropped */}dvmrp-rib {import-rib inet.2;export-rib inet.2;/* A comment here is dropped */}/* A comment here is dropped */}/* A comment here is dropped */}

Published: 2014-09-20