Switches: LLDP

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Topic

This article describes LLDP and how to implement it on a Open Mesh Switch.

Environment

  • Open Mesh Switches

Overview

The Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) is a Layer 2, vendor-neutral protocol that allows network devices to advertise capabilities, identity, and other information. This data can potentially be queried by SNMP.

Procedure

1. Navigate to Manage -> Switches, and select a switch.

2. Click on Switch Settings, as seen in Figure 1.

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Figure 1: Switch Settings

3. Click the Enable checkbox in the LLDP row, as seen in Figure 2.

Fig_2.pngFigure 2: Enabling LLDP

4. Click Save Switch Settings.

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