Glossary

access rights

The four types of operations—read, modify, create, and destroy—that control access to NIS+ objects for each of the authorization rights categories.

Admintool

A graphical user interface tool that you can use to manage local systems.

AutoClient system

A system that caches all of its needed system software from a server.

alias

An alternative name or names assigned to a program or to an electronic mail address.

application server

A server set up and administered exclusively to provide application services to users over the network.

asymmetric encryption
See also [ public key encryption ]
authentication

The process of identifying ...

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