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AAL

See ATM Adaptation Layer.

access control

The security mechanism in Windows NT and Windows 2000 that determines which objects a security principal can use and how the security principal can use them.

access control entry (ACE)

An entry in an access control list (ACL) containing a security identifier (SID) and a set of access rights. A process with a matching security identifier is either allowed access rights, denied rights, or allowed rights with auditing.

access privileges

Permissions set by Macintosh users that allow them to view and make changes to folders on a server. By setting access privileges (called permissions when set on a computer running Windows 2000 Server), administrators control which Macintosh computers can use folders on ...

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