May 08, 2013

How to : Adding a Description for an Interface for Cisco switchs


In this tip, I will show you how to add a description for an interface / port in Cisco Switches.

First of all, launch your telnet client/console (as Hyper Terminal or PuTTy)
Password:[your telnet password]
Your-switch-name>enable
Password:[your privileged exec password]

You can then follow the commands below : 
1.   Your-switch-name#configure terminal
2.   Your-switch-name(config)#interface your-interface-id
3.   Your-switch-name(config-if)#description “Type your description Here”
4.   Your-switch-name(config-if)#end
5.   Your-switch-name#



Save your running configuration (so that it will start at boot)
Your-switch-name#copy running-config startup-config
or just  : 
Your-switch-name#wr
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