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ABI Application Binary
Interface
ACE Access Control Entries
ACL Access Control List
AD Microsoft Active
Directory
ADSM ADSTAR Distributed
Storage Manager
AFS Andrew File System
AIX Advanced Interactive
eXecutive
ANSI American National
Standards Institute
API Application Programming
Interface
APPC Advanced
Program-to-Program
Communication
APPN Advanced Peer-to-Peer
Networking
ARPA Advanced Research
Projects Agency
ASCII American National
Standard Code for
Information Interchange
ASR Automated System
Recovery
ATM Asynchronous Transfer
Mode
BDC Backup Domain
Controller
BIND Berkeley Internet Name
Domain
BSD Berkeley Software
Distribution
Abbreviations and acronyms
CA Certification Authorities
CAL Client Access License
C-SPOC Cluster single point of
control
CDE Common Desktop
Environment
CGI Common Gateway
Interface
CIFS Common Internet File
System
CIM Common Information
Model
CPI-C Common Programming
Interface for
Communications
CPU Central Processing Unit
CSR Client/server Run time
DAC Discretionary Access
Controls
DARPA Defense Advanced
Research Projects
Agency
DASD Direct Access Storage
Device
DBM Database Management
DCE Distributed Computing
Environment
DCOM Distributed Component
Object Model
DDE Dynamic Data Exchange
DDNS Dynamic Domain Name
System
DES Data Encryption
Standard
DFS Distributed File System
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DHCP Dynamic Host
Configuration Protocol
DLC Data Link Control
DRM Disaster Recovery
Manager
DSA Directory Service Agent
DNS Domain Name System
EFS Encrypting File Systems
EGID Effective Group Identifier
EMS Event Management
Services
ERP Enterprise Resources
Planning
ERRM Event Response
Resource Manager
ESCON® Enterprise System
Connection
ESP Encapsulating Security
Payload
ESS Enterprise Storage
Server
EUID Effective User Identifier
FAT File Allocation Table
FC Fibre Channel
FDDIFEC Fiber Distributed Data
Interface
FEC Fast EtherChannel
technology
FIFO First In/First Out
FQDN Fully Qualified Domain
Name
FSF File Storage Facility
FTP File Transfer Protocol
FtDisk Fault-Tolerant Disk
GC Global Catalog
GDA Global Directory Agent
GDI Graphical Device
Interface
GDS Global Directory Service
GID Group Identifier
GL Graphics Library
GUI Graphical User Interface
HA High Availability
HACMP High Availability Cluster
Multiprocessing
HAL Hardware Abstraction
Layer
HBA Host Bus Adapter
HCL Hardware Compatibility
List
HSM Hierarchical Storage
Management
HTTP Hypertext Transfer
Protocol
IBM International Business
Machines Corporation
IDE Integrated Drive
Electronics
IDS Intelligent Disk
Subsystem
IIS Internet Information
Server
I/O Input/Output
IP Internet Protocol
IPC Interprocess
Communication
IPL Initial Program Load
IPsec Internet Protocol
Security
ISA Industry Standard
Architecture
iSCSI SCSI over IP
ISDN Integrated Services
Digital Network
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ISNO Interface-specific
Network Options
ISO International Standards
Organization
ISV Independent Software
Vendor
ITSO International Technical
Support Organization
JBOD Just a Bunch of Disks
JFS Journaled File System
JVM Java Virtual Machine
LAN Local Area Network
LCN Logical Cluster Number
LDAP Lightweight Directory
Access Protocol
LFS Logical File System
(AIX)
LP
Logical Partition
LPC Local Procedure Call
LUN Logical Unit Number
LVCB Logical Volume Control
Block
LVDD Logical Volume Device
Driver
LVM Logical Volume Manager
MBR Master Boot Record
MDC Metadata Controller
MDM Multiple Device Manager
MFT Master File Table
MIB Management Information
Base
MMC Microsoft Management
Console
MOCL Managed Object Class
Library
MSCS Microsoft Cluster Server
MSS Modular Storage Server
MWC Mirror Write Consistency
NAS Network Attached
Storage
NBC Network Buffer Cache
NBPI Number of Bytes per
I-node
NDMP Network Data
Management Protocol
NFS Network File System
NIM Network Installation
Management
NIS Network Information
System
NTFS NT File System
NVRAM Non-Volatile Random
Access Memory
NetDDE Network Dynamic Data
Exchange
ODBC Open Database
Connectivity
ODM Object Data Manager
OM Object Manager
OS Operating System
OSF Open Software
Foundation
PAM Pluggable Authentication
Module
PCI Peripheral Component
Interconnect
PCMCIA Personal Computer
Memory Card
International Association
PDC Primary Domain
Controller
PDF Portable Document
Format
PFS Physical File System
PHB Per Hop Behavior
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POSIX Portable Operating
System Interface for
Computer Environment
PP Physical Partition
PReP PowerPC® Reference
Platform
PSM Persistent Storage
Manager
PSN Program Sector Number
PV Physical Volume
PVID Physical Volume
Identifier
QoS Quality of Service
RAID Redundant Array of
Independent Disks
RAS Remote Access Service
RDBMS Relational Database
Management System
RISC Reduced Instruction Set
Computer
RMC Resource Monitoring and
Control
RMSS Reduced-Memory
System Simulator
ROLTP Relative OnLine
Transaction Processing
ROS Read-Only Storage
RPC Remote Procedure Call
RSM Removable Storage
Management
RSVP Resource Reservation
Protocol
SAM Security Account
Manager
SAN Storage Area Network
SCSI Small Computer System
Interface
SDK Software Developer's Kit
SFS SAN File System
SID Security Identifier
SMB Server Message Block
SMIT System Management
Interface Tool
SMP Symmetric
Multiprocessor
SMS Systems Management
Server
SNA Systems Network
Architecture
SNMP Simple Network
Management Protocol
SP System Parallel
SQL Structured Query
Language
SSA Serial Storage
Architecture
SSL Secure Sockets Layer
SRM Storage Resource
Manager
SVC SAN Volume Controller
TCP/IP Transmission Control
Protocol/Internet
Protocol
TDP Tivoli Data Protection
TEC Tivoli Enterprise Console
TOS Type of Service
TSM IBM Tivoli Storage
Manager
UDB Universal Database
UDF Universal Disk Format
UFS UNIX File System
UID User Identifier
UNC Universal Naming
Convention
UPS Uninterruptable Power
Supply
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URL Universal Resource
Locator
VCN Virtual Cluster Name
VFS Virtual File System
VG Volume Group
VGDA Volume Group
Descriptor Area
VGSA Volume Group Status
Area
VGID Volume Group Identifier
VIPA Virtual IP Address
VP Virtual Processor
VPD Vital Product Data
VPN Virtual Private Network
VSM Virtual System
Management
W3C World Wide Web
Consortium
WAN Wide Area Network
WLM Workload Manager
WWN World Wide Name
WWW World Wide Web

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