Thursday, August 6, 2009

Networking+ Acronyms

NETWORK+ ACRONYMS

AAA Authentication Authorization and Accounting
ACL Access Control List
ADF Automatic Document Feeder
ADSL Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
AES Advanced Encryption Standard
AEP American Electric Power
AFP AppleTalk Filing Protocol
AH Authentication Header
AM Amplitude Modulation
AMI Alternate Mark Inversion
APIPA Automatic Private Internet Protocol Addressing
ARIN American Registry for Internet Numbers
ARP Address Resolution Protocol
ASP Application Service Provider
ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode
BDF Building Distribution Frame
BERT Bit-Error Rate Test
BGP Border Gateway Protocol
BNC British Naval Connector / Bayonet Niell-Concelman
BootP Boot Protocol /Bootstrap Protocol
BPDU Bridge Protocol Data Unit
BRI Basic Rate Interface
CHAP Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol
CIDR Classless inter domain routing
CNAME Canonical Name
CRAM-MD5 Challenge-Response Authentication Mechanism – Message Digest 5
CSMA / CA Carrier Sense Multiple Access / Collision Avoidance
CSMA / CD Carrier Sense Multiple Access / Collision Detection
CSU Channel Service Unit
dB decibels
DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
DLC Data Link Control
DMZ Demilitarized Zone
DNS Domain Name Service / Domain Name Server / Domain Name System
DOCSIS Data-Over-Cable Service Interface Specification
DoS Denial of Service
DDoS Distributed Denial of Service
DSL Digital Subscriber Line
DSU Data Service Unit
DWDM Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing
E1 E-Carrier Level 1
EAP Extensible Authentication Protocol
EGP Exterior Gateway Protocol
EIGRP Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
EMI Electromagnetic Interference
ESD Electrostatic Discharge
ESSID Enhanced Service Set Identifier
ESP Encapsulated security packets
FDDI Fiber Distributed Data Interface
FDM Frequency Division Multiplexing
FHSS Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum
FM Frequency Modulation
FQDN Fully Qualified Domain Name / Fully Qualified Distinguished Name
FTP File Transfer Protocol
GBIC Gigabit Interface Converter
Gbps Giga bits per second
HDLC High-Level Data Link Control
HSRP Hot Standby Router Protocol
HTTP Hypertext Transfer Protocol
HTTPS Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure
Hz Hertz
IANA Internet Assigned Numbers Authority
ICA Independent Computer Architecture
ICANN Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
ICMP Internet Control Message Protocol
ICS Internet Connection Sharing
IDF Intermediate Distribution Frame
IDS Intrusion Detection System
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IGMP Internet Group Multicast Protocol
IGP Interior Gateway Protocol
IIS Internet Information Services
IKE Internet Key Exchange
IMAP4 Internet Message Access Protocol version 4
InterNIC Internet Network Information Center
IP Internet Protocol
IPS Intrusion Prevention System
IPSec Internet Protocol Security
IPv4 Internet Protocol version 4
IPv6 Internet Protocol version 6
IPX Internetwork Packet Exchange
ISDN Integrated Services Digital Network
IS-IS Intermediate System - Intermediate system
ISP Internet Service Provider
IT Information Technology
Kbps Kilobits per second
L2F Layer 2 Forwarding
L2TP Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol
LACP Link aggregation control protocol
LAN Local Area Network
LC Local Connector
LDAP Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
LEC Local Exchange Carrier
LED Light Emitting Diode
LLC Logical Link Control
LPR Line Printer Request
MAC Media Access Control / Medium Access Control
Mbps Megabits per second
MBps Megabytes per second
MDF Main Distribution Frame
MDI Media Dependent Interface
MDIX Media Dependent Interface Crossover
MIB Management Information Base
MMF Multimode Fiber
MPLS Multi-Protocol Label Switching
MS-CHAP Microsoft Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol
MT-RJ Mechanical Transfer-Registered Jack
MX Mail Exchanger
NAC Network Access Control
NAT Network Address Translation
NCP Network Control Protocol
NetBEUI Network Basic Input / Output Extended User Interface
NetBIOS Network Basic Input / Output System
NFS Network File Service
NIC Network Interface Card
nm Nanometer
NNTP Network News Transport Protocol
NTP Network Time Protocol
NWLINK Microsoft IPX/SPX Protocol
OCx Optical Carrier
OS Operating Systems
OSI Open Systems Interconnect
OSPF Open Shortest Path First
OTDR Optical Time Domain Reflectometer
PAP Password Authentication Protocol
PAT Port Address Translation
PC Personal Computer
PKI Public Key Infrastructure
PoE Power over Ethernet
POP3 Post Office Protocol version 3
POTS Plain Old Telephone System
PPP Point-to-Point Protocol
PPPoE Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet
PPTP Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol
PRI Primary Rate Interface
PSTN Public Switched Telephone Network
PVC Permanent Virtual Circuit
QoS Quality of Service
RADIUS Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service
RARP Reverse Address Resolution Protocol
RAS Remote Access Service
RDP Remote Desktop Protocol
RFI Radio Frequency Interface
RG Radio Guide
RIP Routing Internet Protocol
RJ Registered Jack
RSA Rivest, Shamir, Adelman
RSH Remote Shell
RTP Real Time Protocol
SC Standard Connector / Subscriber Connector
SCP Secure Copy Protocol
SDSL Symmetrical Digital Subscriber Line
SFTP Secure File Transfer Protocol
SIP Session Initiation Protocol
SLIP Serial Line Internet Protocol
SMF Single Mode Fiber
SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
SNAT Static Network Address Translation
SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol
SOA Start of Authority
SOHO Small Office / Home Office
SONET Synchronous Optical Network
SPS Standby Power Supply
SPX Sequenced Packet Exchange
SSH Secure Shell
SSID Service Set Identifier
SSL Secure Sockets Layer
ST Straight Tip
STP Shielded Twisted Pair
T1 T-Carrier Level 1
TA Terminal Adaptor
TACACS+ Terminal Access Control Access Control System+
TCP Transmission Control Protocol
TCP / IP Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol
tcsh Turbo C shell
TDM Time Division Multiplexing
TDR Time Domain Reflectometer
Telco Telephone Company
TFTP Trivial File Transfer Protocol
TKIP Temporal Key Integrity Protocol
TLS Transport Layer Security
TTL Time to Live
UDP User Datagram Protocol
UNC Universal Naming Convention
UPS Uninterruptible Power Supply
URL Uniform Resource Locator
USB Universal Serial Bus
UTP Unshielded Twisted Pair
VDSL Variable Digital Subscriber Line
VLAN Virtual Local Area Network
VNC Virtual Network Connection
VoIP Voice over IP
VPN Virtual Private Network
VTP Virtual Trunk Protocol
WAN Wide Area Network
WAP Wireless Application Protocol / Wireless Access Point
WEP Wired Equivalent Privacy
WINS Window Internet Name Service
WPA Wi-Fi Protected Access
www World Wide Web
X.25 CCITT Packet Switching Protocol
XML eXtensible Markup Language
XDSL Extended Digital Subscriber Line
Zeroconf Zero Configuration

1 comment:

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