LACP is not Link Aggregation

So there’s a mistake I’ve been making, for years. I’ve referred to what is link aggregation as “LACP”. ¬†As in “I’m setting up an LACP between two switches”. While you can certainly set up LACP between to switches, the more correct term for the technology is link aggregation (as defined by the IEEE), and an instance of that is generically called a LAG (Link Aggregation Group). LACP is an optional part of this technology.

Here I am explaining this and more in an 18 minute Youtube video.