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Command Reference

CloudEngine 8800, 7800, 6800, and 5800 V200R002C50

This document describes all the configuration commands of the device, including the command function, syntax, parameters, views, default level, usage guidelines, examples, and related commands.

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description (VPN instance view)

description (VPN instance view)


The description command specifies the description of the current VPN instance.

The undo description command deletes the description of the current VPN instance.

By default, no description is specified for a VPN instance.


description description-information

undo description


Parameter Description Value
description-information Specifies the description of a VPN instance. The value is a string of 1 to 242 case-sensitive characters with spaces.


VPN instance view

Default Level

2: Configuration level

Usage Guidelines

Usage Scenario

To record the purpose of creating a VPN instance and the CEs with which the VPN instance is associated, you can run the description command to specify the description of the VPN instance.

To check the description of a VPN instance, run the display ip vpn-instance command.


If you run the description command several times, the latest configuration overrides the previous configurations.


# Specify the description of a VPN instance named vpn1.

<HUAWEI> system-view
[~HUAWEI] ip vpn-instance vpn1
[*HUAWEI-vpn-instance-vpn1] description OnlyForAB
Updated: 2019-03-21

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