Switch CLI Reference Guide

Power Over Ethernet Commands

power inline
Command Objective

This command enables/disables Power Over Ethernet on the specified port to provide power over a copper Ethernet cable to an endpoint or powered device.

Syntax

power inline { enable | disable }

ModeInterface Configuration Mode
power inline limit
Command Objective

This command limits Power Over Ethernet on the specified port to provide power over a copper Ethernet cable to an endpoint or powered device.

Syntax

power inline limit { auto | <short(1-30)> }

Parameter Description
  • auto - automatically and allocates power to the PoE port after device detection, if enough power is available.

  • <short(1-30)> - The maximum wattage feature limits the power allocated on the port. This value ranges between 1 and 30 watts.

ModeInterface Configuration Mode
power inline priority
Command Objective

This command sets the priority of the Power Over Ethernet on the specified port.

Syntax

power inline priority { critical | high | low }

Parameter Description
  • critical - Sets the Power Over Ethernet port priority to critical

  • high - Sets the Power Over Ethernet port priority to high

  • low - Sets the Power Over Ethernet port priority to low

ModeInterface Configuration Mode
show power detail
Command Objective

This command displays the Power Over Ethernet power supply status information such as PoE Global admin state, PSE operational status and Maximum power supply.

Syntax

show power detail

ModePrivileged EXEC Mode

show power inline
Command Objective

This command displays the Power Over Ethernet power supply status information of each Power Sourcing Equipment.

Syntax

show power inline [{<interface-type> <interface-id>}]

Parameter Description
  • <interface-type> - Displays the information about the specified type of interface. The interface can be:

    • gigabitethernet - A version of LAN standard architecture that supports data transfer upto 1 Gigabit per second.

  • <interface-id> - Displays the information about the specified interface identifier. This is a unique value that represents the specific interface. This value is a combination of slot number and port number separated by a slash. For Example: 0/1 represents that the slot number is 0 and port number is 1.

ModePrivileged EXEC Mode

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