Glossary of Acronyms

Glossary of Acronyms
GLOSSARY
The following glossary of acronyms expands acronyms and initialisms that are used in Cisco IOS System Messages,
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Numerals
10GE
10-Gigabit Ethernet
AAA
authentication, authorization, and accounting
AAL5
ATM adaptation layer 5
ABM
asynchronous balanced mode
ABR
Area Border Router
AC
alternating current
ACE
Allegro Crypto Engine
ACIP
ATM Cable Interface Processor
ACK
acknowledgment
ACL
access control list
ACO
alarm cutoff
ACTLU
activate logical unit
ACTPU
activate physical unit
ADSL
asymmetric digital subscriber line
AFI
Address Family Identifier
AH
Authentication Header
AIC
Alarm Interface Controller
AIM
Advanced Interface Module
AIM
advanced integration module
AIP
ATM Interface Processor
AIS
alarm indication
A
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ALC
ATM line card
ALPS
Airline Product Set
AMD
Advanced Micro Devices
ANR
Automatic Network Routing
ANSI
American National Standards Institute
ANY-PHY
Any physical layer-data link layer
AP
access point
AP
authentication proxy
API
application programming interface
APING
APPC Ping
APN
access point name
APPC
Advanced Program-to-Program Communications
APPN
Advanced Peer-to-Peer Networking
APS
automatic protection switching
AQD
average queue depth
ARAP
AppleTalk Remote Access Protocol
ARB
Adaptive Rate-Based
ARP
Address Resolution Protocol
ARQ
automatic repeat request
AS
autonomous system
ASCU
agent-set control unit
ASIC
application-specific integrated circuit
ASP
ATM switch processor
ATA
Advanced Technology Attachment
ATA
Analog Telephone Adapter
ATF
area to free
ATM
Asynchronous Transfer Mode
AToM
Any Transport over MPLS
AURP
AppleTalk Update-Based Routing Protocol
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AutoRP
Auto-Rendezvous Point
AVL
approved vendor list or Adelson-Velskii and Landis
BAP
Bandwidth Allocation Protocol
BB
broadband
BBI
begin bracket indicator
BCS
business critical solution
BERT
bit error rate tester
BFR
Bigger, Faster Router
BFRP
big fast route processor
BGP
Border Gateway Protocol
BGPPA
Border Gateway Protocol Policy Accounting
BIC
backplane interface card
BIDI
bidirectional bus
BIND
Berkeley Internet Name Domain
BIP
bit interleaved parity
BIS
Broadband Interface Shelf
BLLI
Broadband Low Layer Information
BMA
Buffer Management ASIC
BOOM
10BASE-T Ethernet LAN interface card
BOOTP
Bootstrap Protocol
BPDU
bridge protocol data unit
BPI
baseline privacy interface
BPVC
Bridged Permanent Virtual Circuit
BRI
Basic Rate Interface
BRF
Bridge Relay Function
BSC
Binary Synchronous Communications
B
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BSS
Business Support System
BSTUN
Block Serial Tunnel
BTU
British thermal unit
BUS
broadcast-and-unknown server
CA
certification authority
CAIM
Compression Advanced Interface Module
CAM
content-addressable memory
CAMR
Cisco Access Metro Router
CAS
channel-associated signaling
CASA
Cisco Appliance and Services Architecture
CBAC
Context-Based Access Control
CBC
Cell Bus Controller
CBI
Cell Bus Interface
CBus
CiscoBus
CBWFQ
Class Based Weighted Fair Queueing
CCA
Common Configuration Architecture
CCAPI
call control API
CCB
call control block
CCB
configuration control block
CCO
Cisco Connection Online
CCW
channel command word
CDI
Common Driver Interface
CDL
Converged Data Link
CDM
cable data modem
CDP
Cisco Discovery Protocol
CDR
clock and data recovery
C
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CE
certificate enrollment
CEB
Common EMS Base
CEBI
conditional end bracket indicator
CEF
Cisco Express Forwarding
CES
circuit emulation service
CET
Cisco Encryption Technology
CF
Checkpoint Facility
CFI
Common Flash Interface
CGMP
Cisco Group Management Protocol
CGX
CryptoGraphics eXtensions
CHAP
Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol
cHPI
compact Host Port Interface
CI
connection identifier
CICS
Customer Information Control System
CIP
Channel Interface Processor
CIR
committed information rate
CIS
Card Information Services
CIU
Communication Interface Unit
CLAW
Common Link Access for Workstations
CLI
command-line interface
CLNS
Connectionless Network Service
CLS
Cisco link services
CLSI
Cisco link services interface
CMCC
Cisco Mainframe Channel Connection
CMNS
Connection Mode Network Service
CMPC
Cisco Multipath Channel
CMTS
cable modem termination system
CNR
Cisco Network Registrar
CNOS
change number of sessions
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Glossary
CNS
Cisco Networking Services
CNSP
Complete Number Sequence PDU
COAPS
Count of APS switchovers
codec
coder-decoder
CoS
class of service
CoSQ
Class of Service Queues
COT
continuity testing
CP
control point
CP
coprocessor
CPA
Channel Port Adapter
CPE
customer premises equipment
CPI
common part indicator
CPI-C
common programming interface for communications
CPM
Combination Port Module
CRC
cyclic redundancy check
CRF
Concentrator Relay Function
CRL
certificate revocation list
cRTP
compressed Real-Time Protocol
CRV
call reference value
CSA
compression service adapter
CSAR
Cisco Cell Segmentation and Reassembly
CSC
clock switch card
CSG
Content Services Gateway
CSI
called subscriber identification
CSM
call switching mode
CSM
call switching module
CSNA
Cisco SNA
CSNP
Complete Sequence Number PDU
CSU
channel service unit
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CTC
Cisco Transport Controller
CTL
Certificate Trust List
CTRC
Cisco Transaction Connection
CTS
Clear To Send
CV
Cisco View
CWAN
Constellation WAN
CWTLC
Constellation Wan Toaster Line Card
CyBus
Cisco Extended Bus
DAE
data aggregrator end
DBus
diagnostic bus
DC
direct-connect
DC
direct current
DCD
data carrier detect
DCE
data communications equipment
dCEF
distributed Cisco Express Forwarding
DDOS
distributed denial of service
DDR
dial-on-demand routing
DDSM
Digital Data Services Manager
DECnet
Digital Equipment Corporation network
DEMUX
demultiplexer
DFC
dial feature card
DFP
Dynamic Feedback Protocol
DFRAC
Dual Framer and RAC
DHCP
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
DHCPv6
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, version 6
DIB
Directory Information Base
D
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Glossary
DIP-4
4-bit Diagonal Interleaved Parity
DLC
data-link connection
DLC
data-link control
DLCI
data-link connection identifier
dLFI
Distributed Link Fragmentation and Interleaving
dLFIoATM
Distributed Link Fragmentation and Interleaving over ATM
dLFIoFR
Distributed Link Fragmentation and Interleaving over Frame Relay
DLR
designated local retransmitter
DLSw
data-link switching
DLU
dependent logical unit
DLU
destination logical unit
DLU
dynamic logical unit
DLUR
dependent logical unit requester
DLUS
dependent logical unit server
DM
dense mode
DM
disconnect mode
DMA
direct memory access
DMAC
destination MAC
DML
distributed multilink
DMLP
Distributed Multilink Point-to-Point Protocol
DNIS
dialed number identification service
DNS
Domain Name Server
DNS
Domain Name Service
DNS
Domain Name System
DOCSIS
Data-over-Cable Service Interface Specifications
DOI
domain of interpretation
DoS
denial of service
DPRAM
dual-port RAM
DR
Designated Router
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DR
dynamic replenishment
DRAM
dynamic RAM
DRDA
Distributed Relational Database Architecture
DRiP
Duplicate Ring Protocol
DRP
Director Response Protocol
DRQ
Direct memory access Receive Queue
DS
dial shelf
DSA
delayed stop accounting
DSC
dial shelf control
DSC
dial shelf controller
DSCP
differentiated service code pointer
DSI
dial shelf interconnect
DSI
dial shelf interface
DSIP
Dial Shelf Interconnect Protocol
DSL
digital subscriber line
DSLAM
digital subscriber line ATM multiplexer
DSMP
Distributed Stream Media Processor
DSP
digital signal processor
DSP
Domain Specific Part
DSP
digital signal processor
DSPFARM
digital signal processor farm
DSPM
digital signal processor module
DSPRM
Digital Signal Processor Resource Manager
DSPU
downstream physical unit
DSR
data set ready
DSU
data service unit
DSU
digital service unit
DTE
data terminal equipment
DTP
Dynamic Trunking Protocol
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DTQ
Direct memory access Receive Queue
DTR
data terminal ready
DVMRP
Distance Vector Multicast Routing Protocol
E1T1
E1 line or T1 line
EADI
Extended Availability Drop and Insert
EAIM
Encryption AIM
EAP
Extensible Authentication Protocol
EAPoUDP
Extensible Authentication Protocol over User Datagram Protocol
EARL
enhanced address recognition logic
EC
EtherChannel
ECA
ESCON Channel Adapter
ECC
error-correcting code
ECC
Error-Check Code
ECC
error checking and correction
ECM
Extensible Call Model
ECM
External Control Memory
EEM
Embedded Event Manager
EEPROM
electronically erasable programmable read-only memory
EFC
extended flow control
EGP
exterior gateway protocol
EHSA
enhanced high system availability
EID
endpoint identifier
EIGRP
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
EIO
Elastic I/O
ELAN
emulated LAN
ENUM
enumeration
E
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ENVM
Constellation WAN Environmental Monitor
EOBC
Ethernet Out-of-Band Channel
EOC
embedded operations channel
EOF
end-of-frame
EOIR
enhanced online insertion and removal
EoMPLS
Ethernet over MPLS
EOU
Extensible Authentication Protocol over User Datagram Protocol
EPM
External Packet Memory
ESCON
Enterprise System Connection
ESMP
Even Simpler Management Protocol
ESP
Extended Services Processor
ESP
Extended Services Platform
ESW
Ethernet Switch
ESWILP
Ethernet Switch with Inline Power
ETM
Enhanced Timing Module
EXAR
Chip manufacturer
FAQ
frequently asked question
FB
feature board
FBB
fast back-to-back
FBB
from backplane buffer
FCFS
First Come First Served
FCIT
Fiber Channel Idle Time
FC-PFQ
feature card per-flow queueing
FCPA
Fibre Channel Port Adapter
FCS
frame check sequence
FDDI
Fiber Distributed Data Interface
F
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FDL
Facility Data Link
FDM
frequency-division multiplexing
FE
Fast Ethernet
FEC
Fast EtherChannel
FECPM
Fast Ethernet Combo Port Module
FI
format indicator
FIA
Fabric Interface ASIC
FIB
forwarding information base
FIFO
first-in, first-out
FIR
Finite Impulse Response
FM
fault monitoring
FMSP
Fax Media Services Provider
FO1
fragment offset == 1
FPGA
field-programmable gate array
FPI
Forwarding Path Identifier
FQDN
fully qualified domain name
FQPCID
fully qualified procedure correlation identifier
FREEDM
Frame EnginE and Data link Manager
FRMR
Frame Reject
FRoM
FrameRelay over MPLS
FRoMPLS
FrameRelay over MPLS
FRR
Fast ReRoute
FRU
field-replaceable unit
FSIP
Fast Serial Interface Processor
FSM
finite state machine
FTBB
from/to backplane buffer
FTP
File Transfer Protocol
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G
GBIC
Gigabit Interface Converter
GC
global configuration
GDS
general data stream
GE
Gigabit Ethernet
GEFC
Gigabit Ethernet/Fibre Channel
GEIP
Gigabit Ethernet Interface Processor
GGSN
gateway GPRS support node
GKTMP
Gatekeeper Transaction Message Protocol
GLBP
Gateway Load Balancing Protocol
GLC
gigabit line card
GP
Global Pointer
GPRS
general packet radio service
GRP
gigabit route processor
GSN
GPRS support node
GSR
Internet router
GTF
Generalized Trace Facility
GTP
GPRS tunneling protocol
GULF
GULF-2488 ASIC
HA
High Availability
HA
Home Agent
HAL
Halcyon
HAPX
Hardware Assisted Packet Classification
HDLC
High-Level Data Link Control
HDV
High Density Voice
H
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HDX
half-duplex
HEC
header error control
HGW
home gateway
HMAC
hash message authentication codes
HMS
Home Media Server
HPI
Host Port Interface
HPR
High-Performance Routing
HQF
Hierarchical Queuing Framework
HSA
high system availability
HSRP
Hot Standby Router Protocol
HSSI
High Speed Serial Interface
HT-FPGA
Hyper Transport Field-Programmable Gate Array
HWAF
Hardware Address Filtering
HWIC
High-Speed WAN Interface Card
HWICD
High-Speed WAN Interface Card, double-wide
HWIDB
hardware interface descriptor block
I2C
Inter-Integrated Circuit
IDB
interface descriptor block
IBGP
internal BGP
IBL
Input Buffer Logic
IBOC
in-band bit-oriented code
ICC
Inter Card Communication
ICC
Interface Controller Card
ICMP
Internet Control Message Protocol
ICPIF
Calculated Planning Impairment Factor
ICS
Integrated Communication System
I
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IDAP
Internet Data Access Presentation
IDB
interface descriptor block
IDPROM
Identification PROM
IDS
Internal Data Services
IDT
Integrated Digital Terminal
IDU
indoor unit
IE
information element
IEEE
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IETF
Internet Engineering Task Force
IF
intermediate frequency
IGMP
Internet Group Management Protocol
IGRP
Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
IIF
Input interface
IIH
IS to IS Hello PDU
IKE
Internet Key Exchange
ILMI
Integrated Local Management Interface
ILP
inline power
ILPM
inline power module
IMA
inverse multiplexing over ATM
IMSI
international mobile subscriber identity
IP
Internet Protocol
IPC
interprocess communication
IPDC
Internet Protocol device control
IPDLC
IP data link connection
IPE
Inter-PRE Ethernet
IPG
Inter Packet Gap
IPHC
IP Header Compression
IPM
Cisco Internetwork Performance Monitor
IPPCP
IP Payload Compression Protocol
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Glossary
IPRM
IP Router Manager
IPS
IP Storage
IPSec
IP Security
IPv6
IP version 6
IPX
Internetwork Packet eXchange
ISA
Integrated Services Adapter
ISAKMP
Internet Security Association and Key Management Protocol
ISDN
Integrated Services Digital Network
ISE
Internet Services Engine
IS-IS
Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System
ISL
Inter-Switch Link
ISR
intermediate session routing
ISRHOG
Interrupt Service Routine HOG
ISSU
In-Service Software Upgrade
IST
Internal Spanning Tree
IVR
interactive voice response
IXP
Internet Exchange Point
L2
Layer 2
L2F
Layer 2 Forwarding
LAC
L2TP access concentrator
LACP
Link Aggregate Control Protocol
LAIS
SONET Line-level Alarm Indication Signal
LANCE
Local Area Network Controller Ethernet
LANE
LAN Emulation
LAPB
Link Access Procedure, Balanced
LAT
local-area transport
L
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LC
line card
LCATM
Label controlled ATM
LCB
Line Control Block
LCC
Line card Configuration Coordinator
LCD
liquid crystal display
LCDOS
line card operating system software
LCI
local channel identifier
LCN
logical channel number
LDLC
LocalDirector link control
LDN
local directory number
LDP
Label Distribution Protocol
LEC
LANE Client
LECS
LANE Configuration Server
LED
light-emitting diode
LEN
low-entry networking
LES
LANE Server
LFD
Label Forwarding Database
LFSID
local-form session identifier
LIR
link incident report
LIU
line interface unit
LLC
logical link control
LLC2
Logical Link Control, type 2
LLD
low level design
LMI
Local Management Interface
LNM
LAN Network Manager
LNS
L2TP network server
LOF
Loss of Frame
LOS
Loss of Signal
LPD
line printer daemon
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LRC
line card redundancy controller
LRJ
location rejection
LRQ
location request
LS
LightStream
LSA
link-state advertisement
LSD
label switching database
LSIPC
LightStream interprocess communication
LSP
label switch path
LSP
link-state packet
LSP
Link-State PDU
LSS
LightStream switching
LTL
local target logic
LU
logical unit
LU6.2
logical unit type 6.2
LVC
label switched controlled virtual circuits
LYRA
Constellation+ Advanced Forwarding Engine Layer2
MAC
Media Access Control
MAR
Midrange Access Routers
MARS
Multicast Address Resolution Server
MATM
MAC Address Table Manager
MAU
media attachment unit
MAX
maximum
MBE
multiple-bit error
MBRI
Multi-BRI
MBRI
Multiport Basic Rate Interface
MBus
maintenance bus
M
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MCNS
Multimedia Cable Network System Partners, Ltd.
MCOM
Microcom carrier card
MCDMA
Multi-Channel DMA
MCSC
Multi-Channel Serial Controller
MD5
message digest 5
MDB
Multicast Descriptor Block
MDL
maintenance data link
MDRR
Modified Deficit Round Robin
MDS
multicast distributed switching
MDSS
Multicast Distributed Shortcut Switching
MDT
multicast distribution tree
MEMD
memory device
MFD
Multicast Fast Drop
MFE
Multi-port Fast Ethernet
MFI
MPLS forwarding infrastructure
MFIB
Multicast Forwarding Information Base
MGCP
Media Gateway Control Protocol
MIB
Management Information Base
MIB/SMT
Management Information Base/Station Management
MIC
media interface connector
MICA
Modem ISDN channel aggregation
MID
Multiplex ID
MIDB
multicast interface data block
MII
media-independent interface
MLD
Multicast Listener Discovery
MLP
Multilink Point-to-Point Protocol
MLPPP
Multilink Point-to-Point Protocol
MLS
multilayer switching
MLSM
multilayer switching for multicast
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MLTG
multilink trunk group
MMAP
memory map
MMI
Modem Management Interface
MMLS
multicast multilayer switching
MNCNS
Multimedia Cable Network System Partners, Ltd.
MNP4
Microcom Networking Protocol 4
MP
Multilink Protocol
MPC
MultiPath Channel
MPC
Multiprotocol-over-ATM client
MPLS
Multiprotocol Label Switching
MPOA
Multiprotocol over ATM
MPPE
Microsoft Point to Point Encryption
MPS
Multiprotocol-over-ATM server
MQC
Modular Quality of Service (QoS) command line interface (CLI)
MRIB
Multicast Routing Information Base
MRP
Multiservice Routing Processor
MPT
Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications
mroute
Multicast route
MS
Management Services
MS
mobile subscriber
MSC
Modular Services Card
MSDP
Multicast Source Discovery Protocol
MSFC
Multilayer Switch Feature Card
MSP
Media Service Provider
MSR
Multiservice Switch Router
MSS
maximum segment size
MST
Multiple Spanning-Tree Protocol
MSTOO
multiple spanning tree root
Mtree
matings tree
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MTU
maximum transmission unit
MURIB
Multicast Unicast Routing Information Base
mutex
mutual exclusivity lock
MVIP
Versatile Interface Processor
MWAM
Multi-Processor WAN Application Module
Mx
Mueslix
NAK
negative acknowledgment
NAM
Network Analysis Module
NAS
network access server
NAT
Network Address Translation
NBAR
network-based application recognition
NBP
Name Binding Protocol
NCE
network connection endpoint
NCP
Network Control Program
NCP
Network Control Protocol
NEAT
E1 and T1 processor
NFAS
Non Facility Associated Signaling
NHDR
Network Layer Header
NHRP
Next Hop Resolution Protocol
NHS
Next Hop Server
NIM
network interface module
NIP
Nitro Interconnect Protocol
NLP
network-layer packet
NLSP
NetWare Link Services Protocol
NM
network module
NM-HD
high density network module
N
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NME
Network Management Ethernet
NMI
nonmaskable interrupt
NMP
Network Management Processor
NMS
network management system
NMVT
network management vector transport
NNI
Network-to-Network Interface
NNS
network node server
NPE
network processing engine
NRM
normal response mode
NRP
Network Routing Processor
NRP
node route processor
NSAP
network service access point
NSDB
Network Security Database
NSE
network services engine
NSF
Non-stop forwarding
NSP
Network Switch Processor
NSP
node switch processor
NTP
Network Time Protocol
NVRAM
nonvolatile RAM
OAM
Operation, Administration, and Maintenance
OBL
Output Buffer Logic
OC
Optical Carrier
OCE
output chain elements
ODU
outdoor unit
OER
Optimized Edge Routing
OFC
open fiber control
O
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OIF
Output interface
OIR
online insertion and removal
ONS
Optical Networking Systems
OOBP
out-of-band port
OOD
Online Offline Diagnostics
OOS
out of service
ORF
outbound route filter
OSCP
Optical Supervisory Channel Protocol
OSM
Optical Services Module
OSP
Open Settlements Protocol
OSPF
Open Shortest Path First
OSS
Operations Support System
OU
organizational unit
PA
port adapter
PAD
packet assembler/disassembler
PAgP
Port Aggregation Protocol
PAM
port adapter module card
PAM
pulse amplitude modulation
PAN
4-Port and (8+1) Port ESWILP HWIC
PAP
Password Authentication Protocol
PASCB
port adapter system control block
PASV
passive mode FTP
PBP
packet-by-packet
PC
program counter
PCA
Parallel Channel Adapter
PCF
Packet Control Function
P
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PCF
Profile Configuration File
PCI
protocol control information
PCID
procedure correlation identifier
PCM
pulse code modulation
PCMCIA
Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
PCR
peak cell rate
PDP
policy decision point
PDSN
Packet Data Serving Node
PDU
protocol data unit
PEMF
Power Entry Module and Filter
PF
protocol filtering
PGM
Pragmatic General Multicast
PHAD
Physical Layer Interface Module (PLIM) header add-drop ASIC
PHY
physical layer interface
PIC
Peripheral Interface Controller
PIC
point in call
PIE
protocol information element
PIF
Packet Input FIFO
PIM
Protocol Independent Multicast
PIM-SM
Protocol Independent Multicast Sparse Mode
PIMv2
Protocol Independent Multicast version 2
PIU
PCM Interface Unit
PKCS
Public Key Cryptographic Standards
PKI
public key infrastructure
PLD
programmable logic device
PLIM
Physical Layer Interface Module
PLU
primary logical unit
PLX
PCI to local bus bridge vendor
PM
port management
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PMA
Packet Memory Access
PMB
power management bus
PMC
PCI Mezzanine Card
PMON
Performance Monitor
PNNI
Private Network-Network Interface
PNSP
Partial Number Sequence PDUs
POE
Power Over Ethernet
PoS
Packet over SONET
PoS
Packet over SONET/SDH
POST
power-on self test
POT1E1
Packet Over T1 E1
POTS
plain old telephone service
PPC
primary point code
PPP
Point-to-Point Protocol
PQUICC
Quad Integrated Communications Controller
PRBS
Pseudo-Random Bit Sequence
PRE
Performance Routing Engine
PRI
Primary Rate Interface
PROM
programmable read-only memory
PRP
Performance Route Processor
PSA
Packet Switching ASIC
PSC
processor and switch card
PSM
Protection Switch Module
PSNP
Partial Sequence Number PDU
PTB
Peer Transaction Bus
PU
physical unit
PU 2.0
Physical Unit type 2.0
PU 2.1
Physical Unit type 2.1
PVC
permanent virtual circuit
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PVC
permanent virtual connection
PVDM
Packet Voice DSP Module
PVID
Port VLAN ID
PVP
permanent virtual path
PVST+
Per-VLAN Spanning Tree
PXF
Parallel eXpress Forwarding
PXM
Processor Switching Module
QA
queue and accumulator
QEM
QEM driver
QLLC
Qualified Logical Link Control
QM
QoS manager
QMAC
Quad Token Ring Media Access Controller ASIC
QoS
quality of service
RA
registration authority
RAC
Resource Availability Confirm
RAC
Ring Access Controller
RADIUS
Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service
RARP
Reverse Address Resolution Protocol
RAS
Registration, Admission, and Status
RAS
remote access server
RBCP
Router Blade Configuration Protocol
RBD
receive buffer descriptor
RBS
Robbed-Bit Signaling
RCP
remote copy protocol
Q
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RDB
relational database
RED
redundancy
REQACTPU
request to activate a physical unit
REQDACTPU
request to deactivate a physical unit
REQ(D)ACTPU
(RSP)
Route Switch Processor request to activate or deactivate a physical unit
REXEC
remote execution
RF
radio frequency
RF
Redundancy frequency
RIB
Routing Information Base
RIP
Routing Information Protocol
RISC
reduced instruction set computing
RJE
remote job entry
RLM
Redundant Link Manager
RMON
Remote Network Monitoring
RNR
receive not ready
ROM
read-only memory
RP
Route Processor
RPA
Resource Pool Allocation
RPC
Remote Procedure Call
RPF
Reverse Path Forwarding
RPM
Route Processor Module
RPM
Resource Pool Management
RPMXF
Route Processor Module, express forwarding
RPR
Route Processor Redundancy
RPR+
Route Processor Redundancy plus
RPS
Ring Parameter Server
RR
receive ready
RRP
Redundant Route Processor
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RS
router shelf
RS-232
EIA/TIA-232
RSA
Rivest, Shamir, and Adelman (a public-key cryptographic system)
RSC
route switch controller
RSCPB
RSC front panel push button
RSCV
Route Selection Control Vector
rsh
remote shell
RSL
remote switch link
RSM
Route Switch Module
RSP
Route Switch Processor
RSPAN
Remote Switched Port Analyzer
RSRB
remote source-route bridging
RSRC
Resource
RSVP
Resource Reservation Protocol
RTAL
Receive Telecombus Aligner/Interface
RTC
real-time console
RTM
Real Time Monitor
RTP
Rapid Transport Protocol
RTP
Real-Time Transport Protocol
RTR
response time reporter
RTS
Request To Send
RTT
round-trip time
RTTMON
Round Trip Time Monitor
RU
request/response unit
RUDP
Reliable User Data Protocol
Rx
Receive
RXP
Resonate Exchange Protocol
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S
SA
security association
SA
Source-Active
SA
Service Assurance
SADB
security association database
SAF24
SAR adapter FPGA OC24
SAFI
Subsequent Address Family Identifier
SAP
service access point
SAR
segmentation and reassembly
SBE
single-bit error
SCB
storage control blocks
SCB
system control board
SCC
Signaling Connection Control
SCCP
Signaling Connection Control Part
SCM
Service Connection Manager
SCP
Service Control Point
SCP
Switch-Module Configuration Protocol
SCP
System Control Protocol
SCR
sustained cell rate
SDCC
Serial Data Communication Channel
SDEE
Security Device Event Exchange
SDF
Signature Definition File
SDLC
Synchronous Data Link Control
SDLLC
Synchronous Data Logical Link Control
SDM
Security Device Manager
SDP
Session Description Protocol
SDP
Shelf Discovery Protocol
SDRAM
synchronous DRAM
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SDT
Start Data Transfer
SEF
severely errored frames
SERDES
Serializer-Deserializer
SFC
switch fabric card
SFP
Small Form Factor Pluggable
SGBP
Stack Group Bidding Protocol
SGCP
Simple Gateway Control Protocol
SGSN
Serving GPRS Support Node
SID
Service ID
SIMM
single in-line memory module
SIP
Session Initiation Protocol
SLARP
Serial Line Address Resolution Protocol
SLB
Server Load Balancing
SLC
signaling link code
SLCI
Signaling Link Code Interface
SLIC
Subscriber Line Interface Circuit
SLIP
Serial Line Internet Protocol
SLU
secondary logical unit
SM
sparse mode
SM
state machine
SMbus
System Management bus
SMDS
Switched Multimegabit Data Service
SME
Signature Micro Engine
SMRP
Simple Multicast Routing Protocol
SMTP
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
SNA
Systems Network Architecture
SNASw
SNA Switching Services
SNMP
Simple Network Management Protocol
SNR
signal-to-noise ratio
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SNRM
Set Normal Response
SO-DIMM
Small Outline Dual In-line Memory Modules
SOF
start-of-frame
SOP
Second-Generation Packet-over-SONET
SP
Switch Processor
SPA
Shared Port Adapter
SPACP
SPA bus communications protocol
SPAN
Switched Port Analyzer
SPD
Security Policy Database
SPE
service processing element
SPI
security parameter index
SPI4
System Packet Interface Level 4
SPID
service profile identifier
SPM
source path message
SPMM
SIMM DSP module
SRA
source routing accelerator
SRAM
static RAM
SRC
Switch Redundancy Controller
SRCP
Simple Resource Coordination Protocol
SRDB
source route relational database
SRIC
Sculptor Input Controller
SRIF
Sculptor Interface
SROC
Sculptor Output Controller
SRP
Server Redundancy Protocol
SRP
Spatial Reuse Protocol
SRR
Single Ring Recovery Protocol
SSA
Serial Storage Architecture
SSCOP
Service-Specific Connection-Oriented Protocol
SSCP
system services control points
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SSE
silicon switching engine
SSG
Service Selection Gateway
SSH
Secure Shell
SSL
Secure Socket Layer
SSM
Single State Mode
SSM
Source Specific Multicast
SSO
Stateful SwitchOver
SSP
Silicon Switch Processor
SSP
state synchronization protocol
SSRAM
synchronous static RAM
SSRP
Simple Server Redundancy Protocol
SSS
Subscriber Service Switching
SSTP
Shared Spanning-Tree Protocol
STP
Spanning-Tree Protocol
STUN
serial tunnel
SU
service unit
SU
signaling unit
SVC
switched virtual circuit
SVI
switched virtual interface
SVIP
Versatile Interface Processor 2
SW56
switched 56K
SWIDB
software for Interface Descriptor Block
SYSMGT
system management
TAC
Cisco Technical Assistance Center
TACACS
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System
TBB
to backplane buffer
T
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TBI
Ten Bit Interface
TBM
Transmit Buffer Manager
TCA
telecommunications access method
TCATM
Tag Control ATM
TCAM
Ternary Content Addressable Memory
TCB
Transmission Control Block
TCL
Toolkit Command Language
TCP
Transmission Control Protocol
TDM
time-division multiplexing
TDP
Tag Distribution Protocol
TDR
time domain reflectometer
TE
terminal equipment
TE
traffic engineering
TE
tunnel equipment
TE3
T3 or E3
TED
Tunnel Endpoint Discovery
TEI
terminal endpoint identifier
TFIB
Tag Forwarding Information Base
TFTP
Trivial File Transfer Protocol
TG
transmission group
TIB
Tag Information Base
TIM
Tree Information Base
TIC
Toaster Input Controller
TID
Terminal Identifier
TIFF
tagged image file format
TLB
translation look-aside buffer
TLV
type, length, value
TMQ
terminal port queueing
ToS
Type of Service
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TP
Transport Protocol
TR
Token Ring
TRANGE
time-range
TSC
Tag Switch Controller
TSCAM
Traffic Shaping Carrier Access Module
TSI
transmitting subscriber information
TSP
tag-switched path
TT2RP
Toaster-to-RP
TTAL
Transmit Telecombus Aligner/Interface
TTL
time to live
TVC
tag switched controlled virtual circuit
TVC
tag virtual circuits
Tx
transmit
UA
unnumbered acknowledgement
UART
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter
UCB
University of California, Berkeley
Ucode
Microcode
UDLD
UniDirectional Link Detection
UDP
User Datagram Protocol
UPS
uninterruptible power supply
URM
Universal Router Module
uRPF
Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding
VACL
VLAN access control list
VAD
voice activity detection
U
V
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VBR
variable bit rate
VBR-nRT
variable bit rate—non-real time
VC
virtual circuit
VCC
virtual channel connection
VCD
virtual circuit descriptor
VCCI
Virtual Channel Common Index
VCHAN
virtual channel
VCI
virtual channel identifier [ATM only]
VCN
virtual circuit number
VFC
voice feature card
VFC
VoIP feature card
VFR
Virtual Fragment Reassembly
VG
voice gateway
VIC
voice interface card
VIP
Versatile Interface Processor
VLAN
virtual LAN
VMAC
Virtual MAC
VMPS
VLAN Membership Policy Server
VMR
value, mask, result
VNM
Voice Network Manager
VOA
variable optical attenuator
VoIP
Voice over IP
VP
virtual path
VPC
virtual path connection
VPD
voice packet driver
VPDN
Virtual Private Dialup Network
VPI
virtual path identifier
VPLS
Virtual Private LAN Service
VPN
Virtual Private Network
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VPNv4
Virtual Private Network version 4
VQP
VLAN Query Protocol
VQPC
VQP client
VRF
VPN Routing and Forwarding
VRRP
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol
VSI
Virtual Switch Interface
VSM
Voice Service Manager
VT
virtual terminal
VTAM
virtual telecommunications access method
VTMS
Versatile Traffic Management and Shaping
VTP
VLAN Trunk Protocol
VTSP
voice telephony service provider
VTT
voltage termination
VWIC
Voice/WAN interface card
WCCP
Web Cache Communication Protocol
WCS
writable control store
WDS
Wireless Domain Services
WIC
WAN interface card
WLM
Workload Manager
WRED
Weighted Random Early Detection
WWW
World Wide Web
XCA
external communication adapter
XCVR
transceiver
XDR
eXternal Data Representation
W
X
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XID
exchange identification
XML
eXtensible Markup Language
XNS
Xerox Network Systems
XOT
X.25-over-TCP
XTagATM
extended tag ATM
ZBT
zero bus turnaround
Z
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