CompTiaAcronyms.txt

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  1. AAA
    Authentication Authorization and Accounting
  2. AES
    Advanced Encryption Standard, a powerful 128-bit block cipher
  3. APIPA
    Automatic Private Internet Protocol Addressing
  4. ARIN
    American Registry for Internet Numbers
  5. ARP
    Address Resolution Protocol, translates IP into MAC
  6. ASP
    Application Service Provider
  7. ATM
    Asynchronous Transfer Mode
  8. BERT
    Bit-Error Rate Test
  9. BGP
    Border Gateway Protocol
  10. BPDU
    Bridge Protocol Data Unit
  11. BPL
    Broadband over Power Line
  12. BSS
    Basic Service Set
  13. CARP
    Common Address Redundancy Protocol
  14. CHAP
    Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol
  15. CIDR
    Classless Inter Domain Routing
  16. CNAME
    Canonical Name
  17. DLC
    Data Link Control
  18. DOCSIS
    Data-Over-Cable Service Interface Specification
  19. DSL
    Digital Subscriber Line
  20. DSU
    Data Service Unit
  21. DSSS
    Direct-Sequence Spread-Spectrum
  22. DWDM
    Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing
  23. EAP
    Extensible Authentication Protocol
  24. EGP
    Exterior Gateway Protocol
  25. EIGRP
    Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
  26. ESP
    Encapsulated Security Packets
  27. ESS
    Extended Service Set
  28. FHSS
    Frequency-Hopping Spread Spectrum
  29. FQDN
    Fully Qualified Domain Name
  30. SDSL
    Symmetric Digital Subscriber Line
  31. ADSL
    Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
  32. GBIC
    Gigabit Interface Controller
  33. GPG
    GNU Privacy Guard
  34. HSRP
    Hot Standby Router Protocol
  35. IANA
    Internet Assigned Numbers Authority
  36. ICANN
    Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
  37. ICMP
    Internet Control Message Protocol
  38. ICS
    Internet Connection Sharing
  39. IDF
    Intermediate Distribution Frame, telecommunications room
  40. IBSS
    Independent Basic Service Set (used in wireless ad hoc mode)
  41. IGP
    Interior Gateway Protocol
  42. IGMP
    Internet Group Multicast Protocol
  43. IMAP4
    Internet Message Access Protocol version 4
  44. IPS
    Intrusion Prevention System
  45. ISAKMP
    Internet Security Association and Key Management Protocol
  46. ISDN
    Integrated Services Digital Network
  47. IV
    Initialization Vector
  48. L2F
    Layer 2 Forwarding
  49. L2TP
    Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol
  50. LACP
    Link Aggregation Control Protocol
  51. LC
    Local Connector
  52. LDAP
    Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
  53. LEC
    Local Exchange Carrier
  54. LTE
    Long Term Evolution
  55. MDF
    Main Distribution Frame, telecommunications room
  56. MDI
    Media Dependent Interface, a regular port on a hub or switch
  57. MDI-X
    Media Dependent Interface Crossover, an uplink port on a hub or switch
  58. MIB
    Management Information Base
  59. MPLS
    Multi-Protocol Label Switching
  60. MX
    Mail Exchanger
  61. NaaS
    Network as a Service
  62. NAC
    Network Access Control
  63. NAT
    Network Address Translation
  64. NCP
    Network Control Protocol
  65. NIPS
    Network Intrusion Prevention System
  66. NNTP
    Network News Transport Protocol
  67. OCx
    Optical Carrier
  68. OFDM
    Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing
  69. OSPF
    Open Shortest Path First
  70. OTDR
    Optical Time Domain Reflectometer
  71. PAP
    Password Authentication Protocol
  72. PAT
    Port Address Translation
  73. PKI
    Public Key Infrastructure
  74. PON
    Passive Optical Network
  75. POP3
    Post Office Protocol version 3
  76. PPP
    Point-to-Point Protocol
  77. PPTP
    Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol
  78. PRI
    Primary Rate Interface
  79. PVC
    Permanent Virtual Circuit
  80. RADIUS
    Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service
  81. RAS
    Remote Access Server (for dial-up or wireless access to a private network)
  82. RDC
    Remote Desktop Connection (Microsoft)
  83. RDP
    Remote Desktop Protocol (Microsoft)
  84. RIP
    Routing Internet Protocol
  85. RSA
    Rivest, Shamir, Adelman
  86. RTP
    Real-time Transport Protocol
  87. RTSP
    Real-Time Streaming Protocol
  88. SIP
    Session Initiation Protocol (runs over RTP, for VoIP)
  89. SSID
    Service Set Identifier (wireless network name)
  90. SLIP
    Serial Line Internet Protocol
  91. SMTP
    Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
  92. SNAT
    Static Network Address Translation
  93. SNTP
    Simple Network Time Protocol
  94. SONET
    Synchronous Optical Network
  95. SPS
    Standby Power Supply
  96. SSL
    Secure Sockets Layer
  97. ST
    Straight Tip or Snap Twist
  98. TACACS+
    Terminal Access Control Access Control System+
  99. TCP
    Transmission Control Protocol
  100. TDR
    Time Domain Reflectometer, a very handle device for testing cables
  101. TIA/EIA 568A/B
    industry-standard color codes for UTP cabling
  102. TKIP
    Temporal Key Integrity Protocol
  103. TTL
    Time To Live
  104. UNC
    Universal Naming Convention
  105. URL
    Uniform Resource Locator
  106. VNC
    Virtual Network Connection
  107. VTP
    Virtual Trunk Protocol
  108. WAP
    Wireless Access Point
  109. WEP
    Wired Equivalent Privacy (an outdated encryption protocol)
  110. WINS
    Window Internet Name Service
  111. WPA
    Wi-Fi Protected Access (a decent encryption protocol)
  112. WPA2
    Wi-Fi Protected Access 2, uses the powerful AES for encryption
  113. WPA2-Enterprise
    RADIUS for authentication with WPA2 for encryption
  114. VDSL
    Very High Bit-Rate DSL
  115. VNC
    Virtual Network Computing (free terminal emulation program)

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