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description (Security Zone)


Hierarchy Level


Specify descriptive text for a security zone.


The descriptive text should not include characters as “<”, “>”, “&”, or “\n”.


text—Descriptive text about a security zone.

  • Range: 1 through 900 characters


The upper limit of the description text range is related to character encoding, and is therefore dynamic. However, if you configure the descriptive text length beyond 900 characters, the configuration might fail to take effect.

Required Privilege Level

security—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 12.1.