Power Via MDI TLV

When configured for advertisement on Ethernet (PoE) or PoE+ ports, this TLV advertises the device type, power status, power class, and pin pairs used to supply power.

The device type field contains a binary value that represents whether the LLDP-compatible device transmitting the LLDPDU is a power sourcing entity (PSE) or power device (PD), as listed in the following table.

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Power Management TLV Device Information

Value Power source


PSE device


PD device



Control advertisement of the power via MIDI TLV.

configure lldp ports [all | port_list] [advertise | no-advertise] vendor-specific dot3 power-via-mdi {with-classification}

Refer to for Configuring Avaya-Extreme TLVs and Configuring LLDP MED TLVs more information on power-related TLVs.