configure lldp ports system-description

configure lldp ports [all | port_list] [advertise | no-advertise] system-description


Configures the LLDP port to advertise or not to advertise its system description to its neighbors.

Syntax Description

all Specifies all ports on the switch.
port_list Specifies one or more ports or slots and ports.
advertise Specifies to send the information to neighbors.
no-advertise Specifies not to send the information to neighbors.



Usage Guidelines

Although not mandatory according to the standard, this TLV is included in the LLDPU by default when you enable LLDP.

When enabled, the system sends the following image (from the show version command) in the system description TLV:

ExtremeXOS version v1120b12 by release-manager
on Fri Mar 18 16:01:08 PST 2005


The following command configures port 1:4 through port 1:8 to not advertise the system description information to neighbors:

configure lldp ports 1:4 - 1:8 no-advertise system-description


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 11.2.

Platform Availability

This command is available on ExtremeSwitching X435, X440-G2, X450-G2, X460-G2, X465, X590, X620, X670-G2, X690, X695, X870, 5320, 5420, and 5520 series switches.