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show lldp local-information



Display the information that the switch provides in Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) advertisements to its neighbors.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

Table 1 lists the output fields for the show lldp local-information command. Output fields are listed in the approximate order in which they appear.

Table 1: show lldp local-information Output Fields

Field Name

Field Description

LLDP Local Information details

Information about the local system (the switch):

  • Chassis ID—MAC address associated with the switch.

  • System name—User-configured name of the switch.

  • System descr—System description containing information about the switch model and the current software image running on the switch. This information is taken from the software and is not configurable.

System Capabilities

Capabilities (such as bridge or router) that are supported or enabled on the system.

Management Information

Details of the management information: Port Name, Port Address (such as, Address Type (such as ipv4 or ipv6), Port ID (SNMP interface index), Port ID Subtype, and Port Subtype.

The Port Subtype displays:

  • ifIndex(2)— IP address of the switch's management Ethernet interface (me0) or virtual management Ethernet (VME) interface address (for a virtual chassis) is used to manage the switch.

  • unknown(1)—IP management address has been configured with set protocols lldp management-address.

Interface name

Name of the local interface which is configured for either LLDP or LLDP-MED.

Parent Interface

Name of the aggregated Ethernet interface, if any, to which the local interface belongs.

SNMP Index

SNMP interface index.

Interface description

User-configured port description.


Administrative status of the interface: either up or down.


Status of tunneling on the interface: either enabled or disabled.

Sample Output

show lldp local-information (EX Series Switch)

Release Information

Command introduced in Junos OS Release 9.0.