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description (Protocols BGP)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 11.3 for the QFX Series.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1X53-D20 for the OCX Series.


Provide a description of the global, group, or neighbor configuration. If the text includes one or more spaces, enclose it in quotation marks (“ “ ). The test is displayed in the output of the show command and has no effect on the configuration.


text-description—Text description of the configuration. It is limited to 255 characters.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

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