control list. A list of permissions attached to an object.
Extensible Authentication Protocol. It is an authentication framework frequently used in wireless networks and Point-to-Point connections.
Extensible Authentication Protocol-Flexible Authentication via Secure Tunneling. EAP-FAST is compliant with IEEE 802.1X and IEEE 802.11i. Like all EAP types, EAP-FAST can be used with WPA and WPA2 networks.
Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure. A URL scheme which is syntactically identical to the HTTP scheme normally used for accessing resources using HTTP. Using an HTTPS: URL indicates that HTTP is to be used, but with a different default port (443) and an additional encryption/authentication layer between HTTP and TCP.
JAVA Database Connectivity. An API for the JAVA programming language that defines how a client may access a database. It provides methods for querying and updating data in a database.
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. It is an application protocol
for querying and modifying data using directory services running over TCP/IP.
Media Access Control address. A quasi-unique identifier assigned by the manufacturer to most network adapters or network interface cards for identification.
Network Access Profile.
Network Device Group.
Programmatic Interface. A mechanism for external applications to interact with ACS.
Remote Authentication Dial In User Service. This is a networking protocol that provides centralized Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) management for computers to connect and use a network service.
Simple Object Access Protocol. A protocol for exchanging XML-based messages over a computer network, normally using HTTP. SOAP forms the foundation layer of the Web services stack.
Subject Alternative Name.
Terminal Access Controller Access-Control System. It is a remote authentication protocol that is used to communicate with an authentication server commonly used in UNIX networks. TACACS allows a remote access server to communicate with an authentication server in order to determine if the user has access to the network.
specific attribute. A proprietary property or characteristic not provided by the standard RADIUS attribute set. VSAs are defined by vendors of remote access servers to customize RADIUS for their servers.