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Command “network device-discovery show” is not showing the port description for LLDP

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • LLDP


  • When running the command “network device-discovery show”, the switch device appears on the results for LLDP, but the "interface" field does not show the port description but the port ID.
  • CDP shows the port description properly.
Cluster1::*> network device-discovery show -node node1Node/       Local  DiscoveredProtocol    Port   Device (LLDP: ChassisID)  Interface         Platform----------- ------ ------------------------- ----------------  ----------------node1/cdp            e0a    switch10/1CN1610            e0b    switch20/1CN1610node1/lldp            e0M    mgmtswitch (00:00:00:00:00:00)                                             570               -            e0c    switch1 (00:00:00:00:00:00)542-            e0d    switch2 (00:00:00:00:00:00)672-5 entries were displayed.

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