Network Analysis Module Command Reference Guide, 4.2
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Acronyms


Acronyms


Table B-1 defines the acronyms used in this publication.

Table B-1 List of Acronyms 

Acronym
Expansion

ARP

Address Resolution Protocol

ART

Application Response Time

BGP

Border Gateway Protocol

BPDU

bridge protocol data unit

BSTUN

Block Serial Tunnel

BVI

bridge-group virtual interface

CDP

Cisco Discovery Protocol

CHAP

Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol

CIR

committed information rate

CLI

command-line interface

CMNS

Connection-Mode Network Service

COPS

Common Open Policy Server

CoS

class of service

CRC

cyclic redundancy check

DIFFSERV

differentiated services

DISL

Dynamic Inter-Switch Link

DLC

Data Link Control

DLSw

Data Link Switching

DNS

Domain Name System

DoD

Department of Defense

DoS

denial of service

dot1q

802.1Q

dot1x

802.1x

DRAM

dynamic RAM

DSAP

destination service access point

DSCP

differentiated services code point

DSMON

Differentiated Services Monitoring

DTR

data terminal ready

EEPROM

electrically erasable programmable read-only memory

EIA

Electronic Industries Association

ELAN

Emulated Local Area Network

EOBC

Ethernet out-of-band channel

EOF

end of file

FAT

File Allocation Table

fsck

file system consistency check

FTP

File Transfer Protocol

GARP

General Attribute Registration Protocol

HSRP

Hot Standby Routing Protocol

HTTP

HyperText Transfer Protocol

IGMP

Internet Group Management Protocol

IGRP

Interior Gateway Routing Protocol

IP

Internet Protocol

IPC

interprocessor communication

IPX

Internetwork Packet Exchange

ISL

Inter-Switch Link

ISL VLANs

Inter-Switch Link VLANs

ISO

International Organization of Standardization

LAN

local area network

LANE

LAN Emulation

LLC

Logical Link Control

MAC

Media Access Control

MD5

message digest 5

MFD

multicast fast drop

MGCP

Media Gateway Control Protocol

MSFC

Multilayer Switch Feature Card

MIB

Management Information Base

MII

media-independent interface

MLS

Multilayer Switching

MPLS

Multiprotocol Label Switching

MRM

multicast routing monitor

MSDP

Multicast Source Discovery Protocol

MSFC

Multilayer Switching Feature Card

MTU

maximum transmission unit

NAM

Network Analysis Module

NBP

Name Binding Protocol

NDE

NetFlow Data Export

NetBIOS

Network Basic Input/Output System

NFFC

NetFlow Feature Card

NSAP

network service access point

NTP

Network Time Protocol

NVRAM

nonvolatile RAM

OAM

Operation, Administration, and Maintenance

OID

object identifier variable

OSPF

open shortest path first

PBD

packet buffer daughterboard

PBR

policy-based routing

PC

Personal Computer (formerly PCMCIA)

PDU

protocol data unit

PFC

Policy Feature Card

PHY

physical sublayer

PIM

protocol independent multicast

PPP

Point-to-Point Protocol

PVLANs

private VLANs

QoS

quality of service

RACL

router interface access control list

RADIUS

Remote Access Dial-In User Service

RAM

random-access memory

RCP

Remote Copy Protocol

RIF

Routing Information Field

RMON

remote network monitor

ROM

read-only memory

ROMMON

ROM monitor

RP

route processor or rendezvous point

RPC

remote procedure call

RSPAN

remote SPAN

RSVP

ReSerVation Protocol

SAP

service access point

SCP

Switch-Module Configuration Protocol

SCCP

Skinny Client Control Protocol

SDLC

Synchronous Data Link Control

SLCP

Supervisor Line-Card Processor

SLIP

Serial Line Internet Protocol

SNAP

Subnetwork Access Protocol

SNMP

Simple Network Management Protocol

SPAN

Switched Port Analyzer

SSL

Secure Sockets Layer

STP

Spanning Tree Protocol

SVC

switched virtual circuit

TACACS+

Terminal Access Controller Access Control System Plus

TCP/IP

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol

TFTP

Trivial File Transfer Protocol

TIA

Telecommunications Industry Association

TopN

Utility that allows the user to analyze port traffic by reports

TOS

type of service

TLV

type-length-value

TTL

Time To Live

UDP

User Datagram Protocol

UTC

Coordinated Universal Time

VACL

VLAN access control list

VINES

Virtual Network System

VLAN

virtual LAN

VMPS

VLAN Membership Policy Server

VPN

virtual private network

VTP

VLAN Trunking Protocol

WAN

wide area network

WCCP

Web Cache Coprocessor Protocol

WFQ

weighted fair queueing

WRED

weighted random early detection

XNS

Xerox Network System