Glossary

All entries marked with FOLDOC are based on definitions in the Free Online Dictionary of Computing (www.foldoc.org), Denis Howe, editor. Used with permission.

10.0.0.0
See [private address space]
192.168.0.0
See [private address space]
172.16.0.0
See [private address space]
absolute pathname

A pathname that starts with the root directory (/). An absolute pathname locates a file without regard to the working directory.

access

In computer jargon a verb meaning to use, read from, or write to. To access a file means to read from or write to the file.

Access Control List
See [ACL]
access permission

Permission to read from, write to, or execute a file. If you have write access permission to a file, you can write to the file. Also, access ...

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