Viewing PoE Information
This topic describes how to view Power over Ethernet (PoE) information for EX devices.
Procedure for Viewing PoE Information
To view PoE information for a device:
- Click Monitor on the Network Director banner.
- Select the device in the View pane that you want to monitor.
- Select Tasks > Show PoE Interfaces in the Tasks
The Show PoE Information window opens. For information about this window, click the Help button in the title bar of the window or see Table 1. You can click the Refresh button below the table to refresh the data from the device.
Show PoE Information Window
The Show PoE Information window shows information about the PoE ports of the selected device.
Table 1: Show PoE Information Window
Control or Column
Search for PoE records. Enter search text in the text box. The PoE table displays only the matching records. Click the X button to clear the search and display all records.
Name of the PoE interface.
Administrative state of the PoE interface—Enabled or Disabled.
If the PoE interface is disabled, it can provide network connectivity, but it cannot provide power to connected devices.
Operational status of the PoE interface. The operational status can have one of the following values:
Max Power Limit
Maximum power that can be provided by the interface.
Interface power priority—High or Low.
Amount of power being used by the interface.
Class of the powered device—IEEE 802.3af (PoE) or IEEE 802.3at (PoE+).
Class 0 is the default class and is used when the class of the powered device is unknown. If no powered device is connected, this column displays Not Applicable.
LLDP Negotiation Priority
Interface power priority negotiated by LLDP.
LLDP Negotiation Power
Amount of power negotiated by LLDP, to be used by the interface.