“The page below is from the manual of PRTG, our quick-to-install and easy-to-use network monitoring software”

Aurelio, System Admin at Paessler AG

In the following, please find a list of the most common abbreviations used in this documentation.

ADO: ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)

ADSL: Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)

AJAX: Asynchronous Java Script and XML (AJAX)

API: Application Programming Interface (API)

CoS: Class of Service (CoS)

CSV: Comma Seperated Values (CSV)

DHCP: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

DMZ: Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)

DSCP: Differentiated Services Code Point (DSCP)

DNS: Domain Name Service (DNS)

GUI: Graphical User Interface (GUI)

GUID: Globally Unique Identifier (GUID)

HTTP: Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)

ICMP: Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)

IMAP: Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)

IPsec: Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)

JSON: JavaScript Object Notation (JSON)

LAN: Local Area Network (LAN)

LDAP: Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)

MoID: Managed Object ID (MoID)

MIB: Management Information Base (MIB)

MOS: Mean Opinion Score (MOS)

NAT: Network Address Translation (NAT)

NTLM: NT LAN Manager (NTLM)

PDF: Portable Document Format (PDF)

PDV: Packet Delay Variation (PDV)

POP3: Post Office Protocol version 3 (POP3)

QoS: Quality of Service (QoS)

RADIUS: Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS)

REST: Representational State Transfer (REST)

RMON: Remote Monitoring (RMON)

RPC: Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

SASL: Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL)

SLA: Service Level Agreement (SLA)

S.M.A.R.T.: Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.)

SMB: Server Message Block (SMB)

SMTP: Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)

SNMP: Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

SNTP: Simple Network Time Protocol (SNTP)

SOAP: Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)

SPAN: Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN)

SQL: Structured Query Language (SQL)

SSH: Secure Shell (SSH)

SSL: Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)

TFTP: Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP)

UNC: Uniform Naming Convention (UNC)

UPnP: Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)

UUID: Universally Unique Identifier (UUID)

VoIP: Voice over IP (VoIP)

VPN: Virtual Private Network (VPN)

WAN: Wide Area Network (WAN)

WBEM: Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM)

WMI: Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)

WQL: Windows Management Instrumentation Query Language (WQL)

WSUS: Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)

XML: Extensible Markup Language (XML)

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