1 Reply Latest reply on Nov 4, 2014 6:37 AM by Richardson Porto

    what is LACP mean?

    prosate Novice

      as above....

       

      is it mean of bundle all physical ethernet link between two devices to form into logical? Just like a trunking?

        • 1. Re: what is LACP mean?
          Richardson Porto Champion
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          Yes for both, but take in mind that some vendor (like Cisco) call trunk as an interface that can carry traffic from multiple VLANs.

           

          What is Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)? - Definition from Techopedia

          Definition - What does Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) mean?

          Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) is a protocol for the collective handling of multiple physical ports that can be seen as a single channel for network traffic purposes. This serves the general principle of link aggregation, which describes the effort of setting up parallel network structures to provide redundancy, or to improve performance.

           

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