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Fat AP and Cloud AP V200R010C00 Command Reference

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description (VLAN view)

description (VLAN view)


The description command sets the description of a VLAN.

The undo description command restores the default description of a VLAN.

By default, the description of a VLAN shows the VLAN ID. For example, the description of VLAN 2 is "VLAN 0002".


description description

undo description






Specifies the description of a VLAN.

It is a string of 1 to 80 characters. The characters are case sensitive. Spaces are allowed.


VLAN view

Default Level

2: Configuration level

Usage Guidelines

Usage Scenario

The description command is used to set the description of a VLAN, which is convenient for identifying, memorizing, and maintaining the VLAN.

The display vlan vlan-id verbose command can display the description of a specified VLAN.


Set different descriptions for VLANs to distinguish.

If you run the description command multiple times in the same VLAN view, only the last configuration takes effect.


# Set the description of VLAN 2 as "Huawei".

<Huawei> system-view
[Huawei] vlan 2
[Huawei-vlan2] description Huawei
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Updated: 2019-11-21

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