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description (Applications)


Hierarchy Level


Specify descriptive text for an application or an application set.


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


text—Descriptive text about an application or an application set.

  • 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.