Technical Documentation

Configuring LLDP (J-Web Procedure)

Use the LLDP Configuration page to configure LLDP global and port settings for an EX Series switch on the J-Web interface.

To configure LLDP:

  1. Select Configure > Switching > LLDP.

    The LLDP Configuration page displays LLDP Global Settings and Port Settings.

    The second half of the screen displays operational details for the selected port.

    Note: After you make changes to the configuration in this page, you must commit the changes for them to take effect. To commit all changes to the active configuration, select Commit Options > Commit. See Using the Commit Options to Commit Configuration Changes for details about all commit options.

  2. To modify LLDP Global Settings, click Global Settings.

    Enter information as described in Table 1.

  3. To modify Port Settings, click Edit in the Port Settings section.

    Enter information as described in Table 2.

Table 1: Global Settings



Your Action

Advertising interval

Specifies the frequency of outbound LLDP advertisements. You can increase or decrease this interval.

Type the number of seconds.

Hold multiplier

Specifies the multiplier factor to be used by an LLDP-enabled switch to calculate the time-to-live (TTL) value for the LLDP advertisements it generates and transmits to LLDP neighbors.

Type the required number in the field.

Fast start count

Specifies the number of LLDP advertisements sent in the first second after the device connects. The default is 3. Increasing this number results in the port initially advertising LLDP–MED at a faster rate for a limited time.

Type the Fast start count.

Table 2: Edit Port Settings



Your Action

LLDP Status

Specifies whether LLDP has been enabled on the port.

Select one: Enabled, Disabled, or None.


Specifies whether LLDP–MED has been enabled on the port.

Select Enable from the list.

Published: 2010-05-02