configure msdp peer description

configure msdp peer remoteaddr description {peer-description} {vr vrname}


Configures a name or description for an MSDP peer. This text is for display purposes only.

Syntax Description

remoteaddr Specifies the IP address of the MSDP peer.
peer-description Specifies the name or description of the MSDP peer. The maximum is 63 characters.
vrname Specifies the name of the virtual router to which this command applies. If a name is not specified, it is extracted from the current CLI context.


By default, no name or description is specified.

Usage Guidelines

Use this command to configure a name or description to make an MSDP peer easier to identify. The description is visible in the output of the show msdp peer command.

To remove the description, use this command without a description string.


The following example configures the name "internal_peer" to an MSDP peer:

configure msdp peer description internal_peer

The following example removes the description from an MSDP peer:

configure msdp peer description


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 12.0.

Platform Availability

This command is available on platforms that support the appropriate license. For complete information about software licensing, including how to obtain and upgrade your license and which licenses support the MSDP feature, see the ExtremeXOS 32.2 Feature License Requirements document.