ip prefix-list description

To configure a description string for an IP prefix list, use the ip prefix-list description command. To revert to default, use the no form of this command.

ip prefix-list name description string

no ip prefix-list name description

Syntax Description

name
Name of the prefix list. The name can be any alphanumeric string up to 63 characters.
string
Descriptive string for the prefix list. The string can be any alphanumeric string up to 90 characters.

Command Default

None

Command Modes

Global configuration mode

Command History

Release
Modification
5.0(3)N1(1)
This command was introduced.

Examples

This example shows how to configure a description for an IP prefix list:

switch# configure terminal
switch(config)# ip prefix-list test1 description "this is a test"
switch(config)#

Related Commands

Command
Description
show ip prefix-list
Displays information about IPv4 prefix lists.