LLDP with PoE

When using PoE, enabling poe-lldp-detect allows automatic power configuration if the link partner supports PoE. When LLDP is enabled, the information about the power usage of the PD is available, and the switch can then comply with or ignore this information. You can configure PoE on each port according to the PD (IP phone, wireless device, and so on) specified in the LLDP field. The default configuration is for PoE information to be ignored if detected through LLDP.


Detecting PoE information via LLDP affects only power delivery; it does not affect normal Ethernet connectivity.