configure stpd description

configure {stpd} stpd_name description [stpd-description | none}


Adds or overwrites the STP domain description field.

Syntax Description

stpd_name Specifies an STPD name on the switch.
stpd-description Specifies an STPD description.
none Clears the STPD string.


The STP domain description string is empty.

Usage Guidelines

Use this command to add or overwrite the STP domain description field.

The maximum STP domain description length is 180 characters.

The stpd-description must be in quotes if the string contains any spaces.

To display the description, use the show stpd stpd_name command. When no STP domain description is configured, Description is not displayed in the output.

To clear the STP domain description string, either specify the keyword none in this command or use the unconfigure stpd {stpd_name} command.


The following command adds the description “this is s0 domain” to the STPD named s0:

configure stpd s0 description “this is s0 domain”


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 12.4.4.

Platform Availability

This command is available on ExtremeSwitching X435, X440-G2, X450-G2, X460-G2, X465, X590, X620, X670-G2, X690, X695, X870, 5320, 5420, and 5520 series switches.