Cisco Video and TelePresence Architecture Design Guide
Glossary
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Glossary

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Glossary

Revised: March 30, 2012, OL-27011-01


A
 
AES
Advanced Encryption Standard
ASA
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance


B
 
B2B
Business-to-business
BFCP
Binary Floor Control Protocol
bps
Bits per second


C
 
CA
Certificate Authority
CAPF
Cisco Certificate Authority Proxy Function
CBWFQ
Class-Based Weighted Fair Queuing
CDP
Cisco Discovery Protocol
CIF
Common Intermediate Format
codec
COmpressor-DECompressor (or COder-DECoder)
CSR
Certificate Signing Request
CTL
Certificate Trust List
CTS
Cisco TelePresence System


D
 
DCT
Display Channel Table
DHCP
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
DID
Direct inward dialing
DiffServ
Differentiated Services
DMZ
Demilitarized zone
DNS
Domain Name System
DNS SRV
DNS Service
DSCP
Differentiated Services Code Point
DSP
Digital signal processor
DTLS
Datagram Transport Layer Security


E
 
ENUM
Electronic Numbering


F
 
FECC
Far-end camera control
FIFO
first in, first out
fps
Frames per second


G
 
GDR
Gradual Decoder Refresh


H
 
HD
High definition
HMAC
Hash-based Message Authentication Code
HTTP
Hyper-Text Transfer Protocol
HTTPS
Hyper-Text Transfer Protocol Secure


I
 
i
Interlaced video format
IDR
Instant Decoder Refresh
IEC
International Electrotechnical Commission
IETF
Internet Engineering Task Force
IME
Cisco Intercompany Media Engine
IP
Internet Protocol
IPsec
Internet Protocol Security
IPv4
IP version 4
IPv6
IP version 6
ISDN
Integrated Services Digital Network
ISO
International Organization for Standardization
ISR
Cisco Integrated Services Router
ITU
International Telecommunication Union
ITU-T
International Telecommunication Union Telecommunication Standardization Sector


L
 
LDAP
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
LSC
Locally Significant Certificate
LTRP
Long-Term Reference Picture


M
 
MAC
Message Authentication Code
MCU
Multipoint Control Unit
MIC
Manufacturing Installed Certificate
MPEG
Moving Picture Experts Group
MPLS
Multiprotocol Label Switching
MSE
Cisco TelePresence Media Services Engine
MSI
Cisco Media Services Interface
MXE
Cisco Media Experience Engine


N
 
NAT
Network Address Translation
NAT-T
Network Address Translation Traversal
NTP
Network Time Protocol


O
 
OBTP
One Button To Push


P
 
p
Progressive scan
PKCS
Public-Key Cryptography Standard
PKI
Public Key Infrastructure
PQ
Priority Queuing
PVDM3
Cisco High-Density Packet Voice Video Digital Signal Processor Module


Q
 
QCIF
Quarter Common Intermediate Format
QoS
Quality of Service


R
 
RFC
Request for Comments
RSVP
Resource Reservation Protocol
RTCP
Real-time Transport Control Protocol
RTP
Real-time Transport Protocol


S
 
SCCP
Skinny Client Control Protocol
SD
Standard definition
SIP
Session Initiation Protocol
SME
Cisco Unified Communications Manager Session Management Edition
SRTCP
Secure Real-time Transport Control Protocol
SRTP
Secure Real-Time Transport Protocol
SSH
Secure Shell
SSL
Secure Sockets Layer


T
 
TCP
Transmission Control Protocol
TCS
Cisco TelePresence Content Server
TLS
Transport Layer Security
TMS
Cisco TelePresence Management Suite
ToS
Type of Service
TURN
Traversal Using Relay NAT


U
 
UAC
User agent client
UAS
User agent server
UDP
User Datagram Protocol
Unified CM
Cisco Unified Communications Manager
Unified CST
Cisco Unified Communications Sizing Tool
URI
Uniform resource identifier
USB
Universal Serial Bus
UTF
Unicode Transformation Format


V
 
VCL
Virtual Channel Link
VCS
Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server
VLAN
Virtual Local Area Network
VoIP
Voice over Internet Protocol


W
 
WFQ
Weighted Fair Queuing