configure lldp ports vendor-specific dcbx

configure lldp ports [all | port_list] [advertise | no-advertise] vendor-specific dcbx {ieee|baseline}


Configures the LLDP (Link Layer Discovery Protocol) port to advertise or not to advertise Data Center Bridging Exchange (DCBX) information to its neighbors.

Syntax Description


Specifies all ports on the switch.


Specifies one or more ports or slots and ports.


Specifies to send the information to neighbors.


Specifies not to send the information to neighbors.


Specifies the DCBX protocol defined in IEEE 802.1Qaz.


Specifies the DCBX protocol known as Baseline Version 1.01, which was defined before IEEE 802.1Qaz.


No advertisement for both DCBX protocols.

Usage Guidelines

If you do not specify a protocol with this command, the advertise option enables advertisement for the IEEE 802.1Qaz protocol, and the no-advertise option disables advertisement for both protocols.


The following command advertises DCBX information according to IEEE 802.1Qaz for port 1:5:
configure lldp ports 1:5 advertise vendor specific dcbx
The following command advertises DCBX information according to Baseline Version 1.01 for port 2:1:
configure lldp ports 2:1 advertise vendor specific dcbx baseline
The following command disables advertisement of DCBX information on all ports:
configure lldp ports all no-advertise vendor specific dcbx


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 12.6.

Platform Availability

This command is available on the Summit X450-G2, X460-G2, X670-G2, X770, and ExtremeSwitching X440-G2, X620, X690, X870 series switches.