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lldp-med (Ethernet Switching)



Hierarchy Level

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 9.0 for EX Series.

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 11.1 for QFX Series.


Configure Link Layer Discovery Protocol–Media Endpoint Discovery. LLDP-MED is an extension of LLDP. The device uses LLDP-MED to support device discovery of VoIP telephones and to create location databases for these telephone locations for emergency services. LLDP-MED is defined in the standard ANSI/TIA-1057 by the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA).




fast-start numberConfigure the number of LLDP-MED advertisements sent from the device in the first second after it has detected an LLDP-MED device (such as an IP telephone).

Range: 1 through 10 advertisements

Default: 3 advertisements

The remaining statements are explained separately. Search for a statement in CLI Explorer or click a linked statement in the Syntax section for details.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

routing-control—To add this statement to the configuration.