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Cisco IOS in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition by James Boney

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Name

description — interface

Synopsis

description text
no description

Configures

A description for the interface

Default

None

Description

This command provides a description for the interface, letting you build some documentation into your IOS configuration. The description is for informational purposes and does not affect the interface’s behavior. The description you give appears in the output of some show commands.

Example

interface serial0
  description T1 Connection to Baltimore

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