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HP 5900 series Command Reference Manual: Display Interface Loopback

Layer 2 - lan switching.
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Predefined user roles
text: Specifies an interface description, a string of 1 to 80 characters.
Usage guidelines
Configure a description for an interface for easy identification and management purposes.
You can use the display interface command to view the configured description.
# Set the description to for RouterID for interface loopback 1.
<Sysname> system-view
[Sysname] interface loopback 1
[Sysname-LoopBack1] description for RouterID

display interface loopback

Use display interface loopback to display information about the specified or all existing loopback
display interface [ loopback [ interface-number ] ] [ brief [ description ] ]
Any view
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interface-number: Specifies a loopback interface by its number, which can be the number of any existing
loopback interface. If you do not specify this argument, the command displays information about all
existing loopback interfaces on the device.
brief: Displays brief interface information. If you do not specify this keyword, the command displays
detailed interface information.
description: Displays the full description of the specified interface. When the keyword is not specified,
only the first 27 characters of an interface description are displayed if the interface description is longer
than 27 characters. When the keyword is specified, all characters of the interface description are
Usage guidelines
This command is supported only after a loopback interface is created.
If the loopback keyword is not specified, the command displays information about all interfaces of the
If the loopback keyword is specified but the interface-number argument is not specified, the command
displays information about all existing loopback interfaces.


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