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Configuring LLDP

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Last Modified 2022-05-11 11:36 EDT

Network devices use the Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) to advertise their identity, capabilities, and neighbors on an Ethernet network. TrueNAS uses the ladvd LLDP implementation. When the local network contains managed switches, configuring and starting the LLDP service tells the TrueNAS system to advertise itself on the network.

To configure LLDP, go to the Services page, find the LLDP entry, and click the icon.


Select Interface Description and enter a Country Code. The location of the system is optional.

Turn on the LLDP service on.

See LLDP Screen for more information on the settings.