Cisco Resource Policy Management System 2.0.1 Troubleshooting Guide
Glossary
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Glossary


A
 
AAA
Authentication, authorization, and accounting.
ACS
Access control server.
ADSL
Asymmetrical digital subscriber line.
APM
AccessPath Manager; a Cisco dial stack management system, now called Cisco Access Manager (CAM).
AV
Attribute value.


B
 
BC
Bearer capability.


C
 
CAM
Cisco Access Manager, a Cisco dial stack management system; formerly APM.
CAS
Channel associated signaling.
CDR
Call detail record.
CHAP
Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol.
CLI
Command-line interface.
CLID
Calling line identification.
CO
Central office; telephone company phone switch.
CoS
Class of service.
CSD
Circuit switch data (for example, ISDN data call).
CSV
Comma-separated value; a nonproprietary comma-delimited file used to transfer data into spreadsheet programs.
CT1
Channelized T1 trunk service.


D
 
DNIS
Dialed number information service (the called telephone number).
DOVBS
Data over Voice Bearer Service. Not available in Cisco RPMS Release 2.0.1.
DS0
A single 64K/56K channel in a PRI or CT1.


G
 
GRS
Global Roaming Server.
GKTMP
Cisco Gatekeeper Transaction Message Protocol.
GUI
Graphical User Interface.


H
 
H.323
An International Telecommunication Union (ITU-T) standard that describes packet-based video, audio, and data conferencing.
HA
High availability.
HDLC
High-Level Data Link Control.
HTML
Hypertext Markup Language.
HTTP
Hypertext Transfer Protocol; the protocol for moving hypertext files across the Internet.


I
 
ISDN
Integrated Services Digital Network; a digital circuit-switched telephony infrastructure.
ISP
Internet service provider.


L
 
LNS
L2TP Network Server.
LRQ
Location Request.


M
 
MIB
Management Information Base; an SNMP-compliant description of a network device.


N
 
NAS
Network access server. Refers to non-Cisco equipment.
NEBS
Network Equipment Building Systems; a standard for switches and other equipment.
NOC
Network operations center.


P
 
PAP
Password Authentication Protocol.
POP
Point of Presence.
POPM
Point of Presence Manager.
POTS
Plain old telephone service; the acronym is used in the term "POTS-routable," which refers to the ability of the telephone system to deliver a call to a particular switch and return a particular DNIS.
PPM
Port Policy Management.
PRI
Primary Rate Interface, an ISDN service.
PSTN
Public Switched Telephone Network.


Q
 
QoS
Quality of service.


R
 
RADIUS
Remote Access Dial-In User Service; the protocol used for communication between the UG and the RPMS.
RASER
Remote Access Service Router .
RFC
Request For Comments; a document published by the InterNIC describing a proposed Internet standard.
RLM
Redundant Link Manager.
RPM
Resource Pool Manager; the standalone resource pool management application that resided on the UG in Cisco RPMS 1.x.
RPMS
Resource Policy Management System.
RSP
Regional service provider.


S
 
SGBP
Stack Group Bidding Protocol.
SIP
Session Initiation Protocol.
SLA
Service level agreement.
SNMP
Simple Network Management Protocol.
SQL
Structured Query Language.
SSL
Secure Socket Layer; a security protocol that provides privacy over HTTP.


T
 
TA
(ISDN) terminal adapter.
TCP/IP
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol.
TMN
Telecommunications Management Network; a standard for management of data networks.


U
 
UCP
User Control Point (formerly Network Control Point [NCP]).
UG
Universal Gateway.


V
 
VPDN
Virtual private dial-up network.
VOIP
Voice over IP.
VPOP
Virtual Point of Presence.
VSA
Vendor specific attribute.