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description

Syntax

description text;

Hierarchy Level

[edit interfaces interface-name]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.

Description

Provide a textual description of the interface or the logical unit. Any descriptive text you include is displayed in the output of the show interfaces commands and is also exposed in the ifAlias Management Information Base (MIB) object. It has no effect on the operation of the interface or the switch.

Default

No textual description is configured.

Options

text—Text to describe the interface. If the text includes spaces, enclose the entire text in straight quotation marks.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.
interface-control—To add this statement to the configuration.


Published: 2010-01-19

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