Command:

description


Mode:

Router(config-if)#


Syntax:
 

description string

no description

 

Syntax Description:

string

Comment that describes the use or tracks the attachment of a particular interface.


Command Description:


To add a description to an interface configuration, use the description interface configuration command. Use the no form of this command to remove the description.

The description command is meant solely as a comment to be put in the configuration to help you remember the use of certain interfaces. The description appears in the output of the following EXEC commands: more nvram:startup-config, show interfaces, and more system:running-config.

Example:

The following commands adds a description to serial interface 0/0.

Router(config)#interface serial 0/0 
Router(config-if)#description 128k connected to SJ site

Misconceptions:
None

Related Commands:
None

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