OS10 Enterprise Edition User Guide Release 10.4.0E(R3)


description (Interface)

Configures a textual description of an interface.

description string
string — Enter a text string for the interface description (up to 240 characters).
Not configured
Command Mode
Usage Information
  • To use special characters as a part of the description string, enclose the string in double quotes.
  • Spaces between characters are not preserved after entering this command unless you enclose the entire description in quotation marks ( text description).
  • Enter a text string after the description command to overwrite any previous text string that you previously configured as the description.
  • The shutdown and description commands are the only commands that you can configure on an interface that are a member of a port-channel.
  • Use the show running-configuration interface command to view descriptions configured for each interface.
  • The no version of this command deletes the description.
OS10(conf-if-eth1/1/7)# description eth1/1/7
Supported Releases
10.2.0E or later

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