The LLDP tab on the Host Detail page presents learned details about neighbors’ ports though the Link Layer Discovery Protocol.

The LLDP tab provides the following information about each LLDP-enabled neighbor device:


LLDP Details


The name of the local port connected to the LLDP neighbor.


The port identifier of the LLDP neighbor port.

Port Description

The port description of the LLDP neighbor port.

Time to Live

The time until the neighbor is timed out (if no further LLDP frames are received from it).

System Name

The system name of the neighbor.

Max Frame Size

The maximum frame size supported by the neighbor port.

Any additional information sent by the neighbor is shown when you click on the port to which the neighbor is connected. The extra information can include zero or more of the following items:

LLDP Port Details


The chassis identifier of the neighbor. Usually a MAC address, IP address, or locally assigned name identifying the neighbor.

MAC Service Access Point

A concatenation of the chassis identifier and port identifier, uniquely identifying the particular neighbor device/port.

System Capabilities

The system capabilities of the neighbor. For example, bridging, routing enabled.

Management Address

The management address of the neighbor device.

Dot1 Link Aggregation

The 802.1 link aggregation status of the neighbor.

Dot1 Proto Ids

The 802.1 protocol identifiers supported by the neighbor.

Dot1 Proto Vids

The 802.1 port and protocol VLAN identifiers supported by the neighbor.

Dot1 Vid Digest

The 802.1 VLAN identifier digest of the neighbor.

Dot1 Management Vid

The 802.1 management VLAN identifier of the neighbor.

Dot1 Vlan Names

The 802.1 VLAN names of the neighbor port.

Dot3 Power MDI

The 802.3 power MDI status of the neighbor.

Dot3 MAC status

The 802.3 MAC status of the neighbor port.