Glossary

802.1X

A standard that defines port-based, network access control used to provide authenticated network access for Ethernet networks. This standard uses the physical characteristics of the switched LAN infrastructure to authenticate devices attached to a LAN port.

802.11

An industry standard for a shared, wireless local area network (WLAN) that defines the physical layer and media access control (MAC) sublayer for wireless communications.

ABE

See Access-Based Enumeration (ABE).

Access-Based Enumeration (ABE)

A new feature in Windows Vista that allows users to see only those files and folders within a network share that the user actually has permissions to access. When using ABE, an administrator can, for example, share C:\Budgets and assign ...

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