If you’re using a Cisco uPoE switch, you do need to configure the port to provide 60 watts of power to your NUC lid. Prior to powering on the NUC, you need to configure any Cisco uPOE switch to 4-pair Forced PoE mode.
The following steps are for the Cisco CDB-8u, however the commands remain the same. Only the port identifiers change.
Once you’ve logged into the Cisco terminal and you’re at the terminal, follow these steps to configure Port 1 to 4-pair Forced PoE which will allow the switch to power the NUC Lid:
Switch(config)#power inline consumption 60000
Switch(config-if)#power inline four-pair forced