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S12700 V200R010C00 Configuration Guide - Interface Management

This document describes the principles and configurations of interfaces and provides configuration examples.
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Configuring an Interface Description

Configuring an Interface Description


To facilitate switch management and maintenance, you can configure interface descriptions. An interface description can contain:

  • The switch where the interface is located
  • The interface type
  • The remote device

For example, a description of To-[DeviceB]GE-1/0/1 indicates that an interface of this switch is connected to GE1/0/1 of device B.


  1. Run:


    The system view is displayed.

  2. Run:

    interface interface-type interface-number

    The interface view is displayed.

  3. Run:

    description description

    A description is configured for the interface.

    By default, an interface has no description.

    The interface description is displayed from the first non-space character.

Updated: 2019-04-18

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