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Abbreviations and Acronyms

The following abbreviations and acronyms are used throughout this online Help and are provided here for quick reference.

Abbreviation/Acronym Definition
AFS Andrew File System
CA Certificate authority
CN Common name
CS Configuration Server
DN Distinguished name
DNS Domain Name System
HTML Hypertext Markup Language
HTTP Hypertext Transfer Protocol
HTTPS Hypertext Transfer Protocol, Secure
IE Internet Explorer
IIS Internet Information Services
JDK Java Development Kit
JRE Java Runtime Environment
JVM Java Virtual Machine
LDAP Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
MCS Management & Control Services
NDS NetWare Directory Services
NIS Network Information Services
NOS Network operating system
NTDS Windows NT Directory Services
OID Object identifier
OS Operating system
OU Organization unit
SDK Software development kit
SSL Secure Sockets Layer
TLS Transport Layer Security
TN Telnet
UI User interface
UNC Universal Naming Convention
URI Uniform Resource Identifier
URL Uniform Resource Locator
VM Virtual machine (also referred to as JVM)
XML eXtensible Markup Language
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