PRTG Manual: List of Abbreviations

See below for a list of abbreviations used in this documentation.

A

ACL

access control list

ADO

ActiveX Data Objects

ADSL

asymmetric digital subscriber line

AES

Advanced Encryption Standard

AET

Application Entity Title

AIM

AOL Instant Messenger

AJAX

Asynchronous JavaScript and XML

API

application programming interface

ARP

Address Resolution Protocol

AWS

Amazon Web Services

B

BA

basic authentication

BMC

Baseboard Management Controller

C

CA

certificate authority

CBQoS

Class Based Quality of Service

CDOT

clustered Data ONTAP

CGI

Common Gateway Interface

CIFS

Common Internet File System

CIM

Common Information Model

CLI

command-line interface

CLR

common language runtime

CoS

Class of Service

CRC

cyclic redundancy check

CSS

cascading style sheets

CSV

comma-separated values

D

DAG

Database Availability Group

DBMS

database management system

DC

domain controller

DCS

domain components

DES

Data Encryption Standard

DHCP

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

DICOM

Digital Imaging and Communications

DN

distinguished name

DNS

Domain Name System

DoS

denial of service

DSCP

Differentiated Services Code Point

E

EBS

Elastic Block Store

EC2

Elastic Compute Cloud

ECC

Elliptic Curve Cryptography

ELB

Elastic Load Balancing

EVA

Enterprise Virtual Array

F

FAT

file allocation table

FCP

Fibre Channel Protocol

FCS

Frame Check Sequence

FIPS

Federal Information Processing Standards

FQDN

fully qualified domain name

FTP

File Transfer Protocol

FTPS

FTP over SSL

G

GID

global ID

GSA

Google Search Appliance

GUID

globally unique identifier

H

HDD

hard disk drive

HL7

Health Level 7

I

IAM

Identity and Access Management

ICMP

Internet Control Message Protocol

ICPIF

Impairment Calculated Planning Impairment Factor

IDE

integrated development environment

iDRAC

Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller

IIS

Microsoft Internet Information Services

iLO

HPE Integrated Lights Out

IMAP

Internet Message Access Protocol

IMM

Integrated Management Module

I/O

input/output

IOPS

input/output operations per second

IPFIX

Internet Protocol Flow Information Export

IPMI

Intelligent Platform Management Interface

IPsec

Internet Protocol Security

IRC

Internet Relay Chat

iRMC

integrated Remote Management Controller

iSCSI

Internet Small Computer System Interface

J

JSON

JavaScript Object Notation

L

L2L

LAN-to-LAN

LDAP

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol

LIF

logical interface

LUN

logical unit number

M

MAPI

Messaging Application Programming Interface

MD5

message-digest algorithm 5

MIB

Management Information Base

MOS

mean opinion score

MQTT

Message Queue Telemetry Transport

MSH

message header

MSMQ

Microsoft Message Queuing

MSP

managed service provider

mutex

mutual exclusion

MWL

Modality Worklist

N

NAS

network-attached storage

NAT

network address translation

NFS

network file system

NIC

network interface card

NMAP

Network Mapper

NSA

Network Security Appliance

NTFS

New Technology File System

NTLM

NT LAN Manager

O

OAuth2

Open Authorization 2

ODBC

Open Database Connectivity

OID

object identifier

OLEDB

Object Linking and Embedding, Database

OMSA

OpenManage Server Administrator

ONTAPI

DATA ONTAP API

OSPF

Open Shortest Path First

OU

organizational unit

P

P2P

Peer-to-Peer

PACS

picture archiving and communication system

PAP

Password Authentication Protocol

PCRE

Perl Compatible Regular Expression

PDV

packet delay variation

PEM

Privacy-Enhanced Mail

PMPP

PRTG Mini Probe Protocol

POP3

Post Office Protocol version 3

PRTG

PRTG Network Monitor

Q

QNAP

Quality Network Appliance Provider

QoS

Quality of Service

R

RADIUS

Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service

RAID

redundant array of independent disks

RDP

Remote Desktop Protocol

RDS

Relational Database Service

regex

regular expression

REST

Representational State Transfer

RMON

Remote Monitoring

RPC

remote procedure call

RPM

revolutions per minute

RTT

round-trip time

S

SaaS

software as a service

SAN

storage area network

SASL

Simple Authentication and Security Layer

SCSI

Small Computer System Interface

SCVMM

System Center Virtual Machine Manager

SHA

Secure Hash Algorithm

SID

Oracle System ID

SIP

Session Initiation Protocol

SLA

service level agreement

S.M.A.R.T.

Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology

SMB

server message block

SMTP

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

SNI

Server Name Identification

SNMP

Simple Network Management Protocol

SNR

signal-to-noise ratio

SNS

Simple Notification Service

SNTP

Simple Network Time Protocol

SOAP

Simple Object Access Protocol

SPA

Single Page Application

SPAN

Switched Port Analyzer

SQL

Structured Query Language

SQS

Simple Queue Service

SRP

Secure Remote Password

SSD

solid-state drive

SSH

Secure Shell

SSL

Secure Sockets Layer

SSO

single sign on

SVC

switched virtual circuit

T

TCP

Transmission Control Protocol

TFTP

Trivial File Transfer Protocol

TLS

Transport Layer Security

ToS

Type of Service

U

UAC

User Account Control

UCS

Unified Computing System

UDF

User-defined Function

UDP

User Datagram Protocol

UID

Unique Identifier

UNC

Universal Naming Convention

UPnP

Universal Plug and Play

UPS

uninterruptible power supplies

UTC

Coordinated Universal Time

UUID

universally unique identifier

V

VM

virtual machine

VNC

Virtual Network Computing

VoIP

Voice over IP

W

WBEM

Web-based Enterprise Management

WMI

Windows Management Instrumentation

WQL

Windows Management Instrumentation Query Language

WSUS

Windows Server Update Services

WWN

World Wide Name

X

xFlow

xFlow (NetFlow, jFlow, sFlow, IPFIX)

XML

Extensible Markup Language

XSS

cross-site scripting