Appendix A

Acronyms and Abbreviations

The acronyms and abbreviations are sorted alphabetically based on the acronym or abbreviation, not their expansions. In the event that the acronym describes a particular company’s product or is only meaningful in the context of another entity, we cite that company or entity in parentheses.

AAA Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting

AC Access Controller

ACL Access Control List

ACS Auto-Configuration Server

AP (Wireless) Access Point

API Application Programmer Interface

AR Access Router

ARP Address Resolution Protocol

ARPANET Advanced Research Projects Agency Network

ASF Apache Software Foundation

ASIC Application-Specific Integrated Circuit

BSD Berkeley Software Distribution

B-VID Backbone VLAN ID ...

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