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CompTIA Network+ N10-008 All Acronyms Flashcards

AcronymDefinition
AAAAAuthentication, Authorization, Accounting, Auditing
ACLAccess Control List
AESAdvanced Encryption Standard
AHAuthentication Header
APAccess Point
APCAngled Physical Contact
APIPAAutomatic Private Internet Protocol Addressing
ARPAddress Resolution Protocol
AUPAcceptable Use Policy
BGPBorder Gateway Protocol
BNCBritish Naval Connector/Bayonet Neill-Concelman
BYODBring Your Own Device
CAMContent Addressable Memory (table)
CANCampus Area Network
CDMACode Division Multiple Access
CIAConfidentiality, Integrity, and Availability
CIDRClassless Inter-Domain Routing
CLICommand-Line Interface
CNAMECanonical Name
CPUCentral Processing Unit
CRCCyclic Redundancy Check
CSMA/CACarrier-Sense Multiple Access with Collision Avoidance
CSMA/CDCarrier-Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection
CSUChannel Service Unit
CVECommon Vulnerabilities and Exposures
CWDMCoarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing
DaaSDesktop as a Service
dBDecibel
DDoSDistributed Denial-of-Service
DHCPDynamic Host Configuration Protocol
DLPData Loss Prevention
DNSDomain Name System
DoSDenial-of-Service
DSLDigital Subscriber Line
DSUData Service Unit
DWDMDense Wavelength Division Multiplexing
EAPExtensible Authentication Protocol
EIAElectronic Industries Association
EIGRPEnhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
EIRPEffective Isotropic Radiated Power
ESPEncapsulating Security Payload
EUIExtended Unique Identifier
FCoEFibre Channel over Ethernet
FHRPFirst Hop Redundancy Protocol
FTPFile Transfer Protocol
GBICGigabit Interface Converter
GREGeneric Routing Encapsulation
GSMGlobal System for Mobile Communications
HAHigh Availability
HDMIHigh-Definition Multimedia Interface
HTTPHypertext Transfer Protocol
HTTPSHypertext Transfer Protocol Secure
HVACHeating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
IaaSInfrastructure as a Service
ICMPInternet Control Message Protocol
ICSIndustrial Control System
IDFIntermediate Distribution Frame
IDSIntrusion Detection System
IGMPInternet Group Management Protocol
IMAPInternet Message Access Protocol
IoTInternet of Things
IPInternet Protocol
IPSIntrusion Prevention System
IPSecInternet Protocol Security
IPv4Internet Protocol version 4
IPv6Internet Protocol version 6
iSCSIInternet Small Computer Systems Interface
ISPInternet Service Provider
LACPLink Aggregation Control Protocol
LANLocal Area Network
LCLocal Connector
LDAPLightweight Directory Access Protocol
LDAPSLightweight Directory Access Protocol (over SSL)
LEDLight-Emitting Diode
LTELong-Term Evolution
MACMedia Access Control/Medium Access Control
MANMetropolitan Area Network
MDFMain Distribution Frame
MDIXMedium Dependent Interface Crossover
mGREMultipoint Generic Routing Encapsulation
MIBManagement Information Base
MIMOMultiple Input, Multiple Output
MU-MIMOMultiuser - Multiple Input, Multiple Output
MOUMemorandum of Understanding
MPLSMultiprotocol Label Switching
MTBFMean Time Between Failure
MT-RJMechanical Transfer - Registered Jack
MTTRMean Time to Repair
MTUMaximum Transmission Unit
MXMail Exchange
NACNetwork Access Control
NASNetwork Attached Storage
NATNetwork Address Translation
NDANon-Disclosure Agreement
NFVNetwork Function Virtualization
NGFWNext-Generation Firewall
NICNetwork Interface Card
NSName Server
NTPNetwork Time Protocol
OIDObject Identifier
OSIOpen Systems Interconnection
OSPFOpen Shortest Path First
OTDROptical Time Domain Reflectometer
PaaSPlatform as a Service
PANPersonal Area Network
PATPort Address Translation
PDUPower Distribution Unit
PoEPower over Ethernet
POP3Post Office Protocol version 3
PSKPre-Shared Key
PTRPointer Record
QoSQuality of Service
QSFPQuad Small Form-factor Pluggable
RARouter Advertisements
RADIUSRemote Authentication Dial-In User Service
RAIDRedundant Array of Inexpensive (or Independent) Disks
RDPRemote Desktop Protocol
RFRadio Frequency
RFCRequest for Comment
RGRadio Guide
RIPRouting Internet Protocol
RJRegistered Jack
RPORecovery Point Objective
RSSIReceived Signal Strength Indication
RTORecovery Time Objective
RTSPReal Time Streaming Protocol
SaaSSoftware as a Service
SANStorage Area Network
SCStandard Connector/Subscriber Connector
SCADASupervisory Control and Data Acquisition
SDNSoftware-Defined Network
SDWANSoftware-Defined WAN
SFPSmall Form-factor Pluggable
SFTPSecure File Transfer Protocol
SIEMSecurity Information and Event Management
SIPSession Initiation Protocol
SLAService Level Agreement
SLAACStateless Address Auto-Configuration
SMBServer Message Block
SMTPSimple Mail Transfer Protocol
SNMPSimple Network Management Protocol
SOAStart of Authority
SOHOSmall Office Home Office
SQLStructured Query Language
SRVService Record
SSDSolid-State Drive
SSHSecure Shell
SSIDService Set Identifier
SSLSecure Sockets Layer
SSOSingle Sign-On
STStraight Tip or Snap Twist
STPSpanning Tree Protocol
SYSLOGSystem Log
TACACS+Terminal Access Controller Access Control System Plus
TCPTransmission Control Protocol
TFTPTrivial File Transfer Protocol
TIA/EIATelecommunications Industry Association/Electronic Industries Alliance
TKIPTemporal Key Integrity Protocol
TLSTransport Layer Security
TTLTime to Live
TX/RXTransmit and Receive
UDPUser Datagram Protocol
UPCUltra-Physical Contact
UPSUninterruptible Power Supply
URLUniform Resource Locator
USBUniversal Serial Bus
UTPUnshielded Twister Pair
VIPVirtual IP
VLANVirtual Local Area Network
VMVirtual Machine
VNCVirtual Network Computing
vNICvirtual Network Interface Card
VoIPVoice over Internet Protocol
VPNVirtual Private Network
VRRPVirtual Router Redundancy Protocol
WANWide Area Network
WAPWireless Access Point
WDMWavelength Division Multiplexing
WLANWireless Local Area Network
WPAWiFi Protected Access
Front
OSPF
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Back
Open Shortest Path First
Front
SSID
Back
Service Set Identifier
Front
TTL
Back
Time to Live
Front
DLP
Back
Data Loss Prevention
Front
SLA
Back
Service Level Agreement
Front
UPS
Back
Uninterruptible Power Supply
Front
HA
Back
High Availability
Front
RJ
Back
Registered Jack
Front
MT-RJ
Back
Mechanical Transfer - Registered Jack
Front
IaaS
Back
Infrastructure as a Service
Front
RFC
Back
Request for Comment
Front
SMB
Back
Server Message Block
Front
SNMP
Back
Simple Network Management Protocol
Front
VoIP
Back
Voice over Internet Protocol
Front
HTTP
Back
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
Front
RAID
Back
Redundant Array of Inexpensive (or Independent) Disks
Front
URL
Back
Uniform Resource Locator
Front
SCADA
Back
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
Front
TKIP
Back
Temporal Key Integrity Protocol
Front
iSCSI
Back
Internet Small Computer Systems Interface
Front
QoS
Back
Quality of Service
Front
VNC
Back
Virtual Network Computing
Front
VPN
Back
Virtual Private Network
Front
CPU
Back
Central Processing Unit
Front
MOU
Back
Memorandum of Understanding
Front
CWDM
Back
Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing
Front
GBIC
Back
Gigabit Interface Converter
Front
WDM
Back
Wavelength Division Multiplexing
Front
SOA
Back
Start of Authority
Front
RIP
Back
Routing Internet Protocol
Front
APIPA
Back
Automatic Private Internet Protocol Addressing
Front
OSI
Back
Open Systems Interconnection
Front
TCP
Back
Transmission Control Protocol
Front
TIA/EIA
Back
Telecommunications Industry Association/Electronic Industries Alliance
Front
LTE
Back
Long-Term Evolution
Front
CVE
Back
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
Front
NFV
Back
Network Function Virtualization
Front
HTTPS
Back
Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure
Front
NGFW
Back
Next-Generation Firewall
Front
SOHO
Back
Small Office Home Office
Front
RADIUS
Back
Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service
Front
WLAN
Back
Wireless Local Area Network
Front
AP
Back
Access Point
Front
DNS
Back
Domain Name System
Front
CDMA
Back
Code Division Multiple Access
Front
CSU
Back
Channel Service Unit
Front
MPLS
Back
Multiprotocol Label Switching
Front
DSL
Back
Digital Subscriber Line
Front
OTDR
Back
Optical Time Domain Reflectometer
Front
BNC
Back
British Naval Connector/Bayonet Neill-Concelman
Front
WPA
Back
WiFi Protected Access
Front
NIC
Back
Network Interface Card
Front
SaaS
Back
Software as a Service
Front
VIP
Back
Virtual IP
Front
VLAN
Back
Virtual Local Area Network
Front
DSU
Back
Data Service Unit
Front
LED
Back
Light-Emitting Diode
Front
POP3
Back
Post Office Protocol version 3
Front
SFTP
Back
Secure File Transfer Protocol
Front
BYOD
Back
Bring Your Own Device
Front
RF
Back
Radio Frequency
Front
SC
Back
Standard Connector/Subscriber Connector
Front
GRE
Back
Generic Routing Encapsulation
Front
RG
Back
Radio Guide
Front
AUP
Back
Acceptable Use Policy
Front
LC
Back
Local Connector
Front
RTSP
Back
Real Time Streaming Protocol
Front
PDU
Back
Power Distribution Unit
Front
PoE
Back
Power over Ethernet
Front
AH
Back
Authentication Header
Front
BGP
Back
Border Gateway Protocol
Front
CAN
Back
Campus Area Network
Front
CNAME
Back
Canonical Name
Front
IPS
Back
Intrusion Prevention System
Front
EAP
Back
Extensible Authentication Protocol
Front
SRV
Back
Service Record
Front
DDoS
Back
Distributed Denial-of-Service
Front
SSL
Back
Secure Sockets Layer
Front
MTBF
Back
Mean Time Between Failure
Front
NAT
Back
Network Address Translation
Front
NS
Back
Name Server
Front
CIDR
Back
Classless Inter-Domain Routing
Front
UPC
Back
Ultra-Physical Contact
Front
ICMP
Back
Internet Control Message Protocol
Front
RPO
Back
Recovery Point Objective
Front
IGMP
Back
Internet Group Management Protocol
Front
SQL
Back
Structured Query Language
Front
ST
Back
Straight Tip or Snap Twist
Front
ARP
Back
Address Resolution Protocol
Front
DaaS
Back
Desktop as a Service
Front
ESP
Back
Encapsulating Security Payload
Front
MIB
Back
Management Information Base
Front
USB
Back
Universal Serial Bus
Front
ISP
Back
Internet Service Provider
Front
TX/RX
Back
Transmit and Receive
Front
MDF
Back
Main Distribution Frame
Front
mGRE
Back
Multipoint Generic Routing Encapsulation
Front
SIP
Back
Session Initiation Protocol
Front
CSMA/CA
Back
Carrier-Sense Multiple Access with Collision Avoidance
Front
ACL
Back
Access Control List
Front
VRRP
Back
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol
Front
LAN
Back
Local Area Network
Front
RDP
Back
Remote Desktop Protocol
Front
NDA
Back
Non-Disclosure Agreement
Front
STP
Back
Spanning Tree Protocol
Front
CSMA/CD
Back
Carrier-Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection
Front
dB
Back
Decibel
Front
EIGRP
Back
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
Front
IDS
Back
Intrusion Detection System
Front
IPv6
Back
Internet Protocol version 6
Front
NAS
Back
Network Attached Storage
Front
QSFP
Back
Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable
Front
HDMI
Back
High-Definition Multimedia Interface
Front
DoS
Back
Denial-of-Service
Front
MX
Back
Mail Exchange
Front
RA
Back
Router Advertisements
Front
TFTP
Back
Trivial File Transfer Protocol
Front
AAAA
Back
Authentication, Authorization, Accounting, Auditing
Front
IPSec
Back
Internet Protocol Security
Front
LACP
Back
Link Aggregation Control Protocol
Front
MU-MIMO
Back
Multiuser - Multiple Input, Multiple Output
Front
NTP
Back
Network Time Protocol
Front
CLI
Back
Command-Line Interface
Front
EIA
Back
Electronic Industries Association
Front
SFP
Back
Small Form-factor Pluggable
Front
SIEM
Back
Security Information and Event Management
Front
IMAP
Back
Internet Message Access Protocol
Front
MIMO
Back
Multiple Input, Multiple Output
Front
PaaS
Back
Platform as a Service
Front
EIRP
Back
Effective Isotropic Radiated Power
Front
FTP
Back
File Transfer Protocol
Front
DWDM
Back
Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing
Front
PAN
Back
Personal Area Network
Front
SAN
Back
Storage Area Network
Front
SSH
Back
Secure Shell
Front
SDWAN
Back
Software-Defined WAN
Front
SSD
Back
Solid-State Drive
Front
TACACS+
Back
Terminal Access Controller Access Control System Plus
Front
CRC
Back
Cyclic Redundancy Check
Front
LDAP
Back
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
Front
LDAPS
Back
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (over SSL)
Front
PAT
Back
Port Address Translation
Front
RSSI
Back
Received Signal Strength Indication
Front
HVAC
Back
Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
Front
IPv4
Back
Internet Protocol version 4
Front
PTR
Back
Pointer Record
Front
MDIX
Back
Medium Dependent Interface Crossover
Front
FCoE
Back
Fibre Channel over Ethernet
Front
SSO
Back
Single Sign-On
Front
IDF
Back
Intermediate Distribution Frame
Front
IoT
Back
Internet of Things
Front
SMTP
Back
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
Front
SDN
Back
Software-Defined Network
Front
ICS
Back
Industrial Control System
Front
OID
Back
Object Identifier
Front
PSK
Back
Pre-Shared Key
Front
CIA
Back
Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability
Front
EUI
Back
Extended Unique Identifier
Front
AES
Back
Advanced Encryption Standard
Front
APC
Back
Angled Physical Contact
Front
SYSLOG
Back
System Log
Front
GSM
Back
Global System for Mobile Communications
Front
MTTR
Back
Mean Time to Repair
Front
vNIC
Back
virtual Network Interface Card
Front
FHRP
Back
First Hop Redundancy Protocol
Front
DHCP
Back
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
Front
MAC
Back
Media Access Control/Medium Access Control
Front
NAC
Back
Network Access Control
Front
VM
Back
Virtual Machine
Front
WAN
Back
Wide Area Network
Front
UTP
Back
Unshielded Twister Pair
Front
CAM
Back
Content Addressable Memory (table)
Front
SLAAC
Back
Stateless Address Auto-Configuration
Front
WAP
Back
Wireless Access Point
Front
MTU
Back
Maximum Transmission Unit
Front
UDP
Back
User Datagram Protocol
Front
MAN
Back
Metropolitan Area Network
Front
TLS
Back
Transport Layer Security
Front
IP
Back
Internet Protocol
Front
RTO
Back
Recovery Time Objective
1/180