AAUI (Apple Attachment Unit Interface): A generic port on an Apple Macintosh or Macintosh-compatible network device to which a specific Ethernet transceiver is connected.

Acknowledged connectionless exchange: A data communications exchange in which each packet is routed by the most efficient pathway. The receiver lets the sender know when each packet has been received.

AppleTalk: A set of protocols designed primarily for use by Macintosh computers. However, AppleTalk protocols are also available for Windows 95, Windows NT, and Linux. Application server: A file server that contains applications for network users to run.

Attenuation: Loss of signal strength due to friction on the surface of the wire.

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