Using LLDP on pfSense software

The lldpd daemon allows pfSense software to utilize LLDP.


  • 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.


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.