Configuring a single port name (CLI)

Suppose that you have connected port A3 on the switch to Bill Smith's workstation, and want to assign Bill's name and workstation IP address ( as a port name for port A3:

Configuring a friendly port name

switch(config)# int A3 name
switch(config)# write mem
switch(config)# show name A3

 Port Names
  Port : A3
   Type : 10/100TX