You can configure descriptions for static Route on Cisco Router with the name keyword in the ip route command. Find ip route command options with help on Cisco Router.
Router(config)# ip route 192.168.1.0 255.255.255.0 172.16.2.2 ?
<1-255> Distance metric for this route
name Specify name of the next hop
permanent permanent route
tag Set tag for this route
track Install route depending on tracked item
The following example shows that using the name <next-hop-name> keyword and argument combination for each static route in the configuration helps you remember the purpose for each static route.
Description on Static Route is an optional command and But it’s very simple and quite useful. It is very useful in easy understanding and troubleshooting purpose. For more command reference for IOS release 12.2.
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