Using LLDP on pfSense

Note

Use the ladvd package available through the pfSense GUI.

lldpd

lldpd allows LLDP to be enabled on pfSense.

Install

  • Navigate to System > Packages, Available Packages tab
  • Search for lldp or find it in the list
  • Click Install and Confirm

The package adds a menu entry under Services > LLDP.

Setup

The settings are under Services > LLDP, LLDP Settings tab.

At a minimum, check Enable, pick Interfaces, and then set other options as desired.

Seeing neighbors

Navigate to Services > LLDP, LLDP Status tab. The neighbors will be printed in the lower box.