enable edp ports

enable edp ports [ports | all]


Enables the EDP on one or more ports.

Syntax Description


Specifies one or more ports or slots and ports, including management port.


Specifies all ports on the switch, including management port.



Usage Guidelines

On a SummitStack, ports can be a list of slots and ports. On a stand-alone switch, ports can be one or more port numbers. For a detailed explanation of port specification, see Port Numbering in Command Reference Overview

EDP is useful when Extreme Networks switches are attached to a port.

The EDP is used to locate neighbor Extreme Networks switches and exchange information about switch configuration. When running on a normal switch port, EDP is used to by the switches to exchange topology information with each other. Information communicated using EDP includes the following:
  • Switch MAC address (switch ID).

  • Switch software version information.

  • Switch IP address.

  • Switch VLAN information.

  • Switch port number.

  • Switch port configuration data: duplex, and speed.


The following command enables EDP on port 3 on a switch:

enable edp ports 3


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 10.1.

The port configuration data was added in ExtremeXOS 11.0.

Ability to enable EDP on management port was added in ExtremeXOS 30.1.

Platform Availability

This command is available on ExtremeSwitching X435, X440-G2, X450-G2, X460-G2, X465, X590, X620, and X695 series switches.