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    SRC-Related Abbreviations

    The following table includes the abbreviations used throughout the SRC documentation.

    Table 1: SRC Software-Related Abbreviations

    Abbreviation

    Description

    3GPP

    Third-Generation Partnership Project

    AAA

    authentication, authorization, and accounting

    AATV

    authentication/authorization transfer vector

    ACI

    access control information

    ADSL

    asymmetric digital subscriber line

    AES

    Advanced Encryption Standard

    AH

    authentication header

    API

    application programming interface

    A-RACF

    access-resource and admission control function

    ASCII

    American Standard Code for Information Interchange

    ASP

    • application service provider
    • Adaptive Services PIC

    ATM

    Asynchronous Transfer Mode

    AVP

    attribute value pair

    BCID

    billing correlation identifier

    BEEP

    Blocks Extensible Exchange Protocol

    BGF

    border gateway function

    BNF

    Backus-Naur Format

    BoD

    bandwidth on demand

    BOOTP

    A bootstrap protocol

    B-RAS

    Broadband Remote Access Server

    CA

    certificate authority

    CHAP

    Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol

    CIDR

    classless interdomain routing

    CIM

    Common Information Model

    CLEC

    competitive local exchange carrier

    CLI

    command-line interface

    CMTS

    cable modem termination system

    COPS

    Common Open Policy Service

    COPS-PR

    COPS usage for policy provisioning

    CORBA

    Common Object Request Broker Architecture

    COS

    Common Object Services

    CoS

    class of service

    CSR

    certificate signing request

    DA

    destination address

    DCE

    Distributed Computing Equipment

    DCU

    destination class usage

    DES

    directory eventing system

    DHCP

    Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

    DISP

    Directory Information Shadowing Protocol

    DIT

    directory information tree

    DMI

    Device Management Interface

    DMTF

    Distributed Management Task Force

    DN

    distinguished name

    DNS

    Domain Name System

    DOCSIS

    Data over Cable Service Interface Specifications

    DSCP

    Differentiated Services (DiffServ) code point

    DSL

    digital subscriber line

    DSLAM

    digital subscriber line access multiplexer

    DSML

    Directory Services Markup Language

    DSP

    Directory Service Protocol

    DTD

    document type definition

    EAR

    enterprise archive (file format)

    EGP

    exterior gateway protocol

    EJB

    Enterprise JavaBean

    ESP

    Encapsulating Security Payload

    ETSI

    European Telecommunications Standards Institute

    FEID

    financial entity identifier

    FMC

    fixed mobile convergence

    FSM

    finite state machine

    FTP

    File Transfer Protocol

    GAL

    Gateway Application Logic

    GIF

    graphic interchange format

    GMT

    Greenwich Mean Time

    GRE

    generic routing encapsulation

    GUI

    graphical user interface

    HFC

    hybrid fiber coaxial

    HTML

    HyperText Markup Language

    HTTP

    HyperText Transfer Protocol

    HTTPS

    Secure HyperText Transfer Protocol

    ICMP

    Internet Control Message Protocol

    ID

    identification (identifying; identifier)

    IDE

    integrated development environment

    IDL

    interface definition language

    IETF

    Internet Engineering Task Force

    IGMP

    Internet Group Management Protocol

    IIOP

    Internet Inter-ORB Protocol

    ILEC

    incumbent local exchange carrier

    IMAP

    Internet Message Access Protocol

    IMS

    IP multimedia subsystem

    IOR

    interoperable object reference

    IP

    Internet Protocol

    IPCP

    Internet Protocol Control Protocol

    IPSCS

    IP Service Control System (product name from Ellacoya Networks)

    ISDN

    Integrated Services Digital Network

    ISO

    International Organization for Standardization

    ISP

    Internet service provider

    IT

    information technology

    J2EE

    Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition

    J2SE

    Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition

    JAR

    Java archive (file format)

    JKS

    Java Keystores

    JMS

    Java Message Service

    JMX

    Java Management Extension

    JNDI

    Java Naming and Directory Interface

    JRE

    Java Runtime Environment

    JSP

    JavaServer Pages

    JVM

    Java Virtual Machine

    KB

    kilobyte(s)

    L2TP

    Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol

    LAN

    local area network

    LAS

    local authorization service

    LDAP

    Lightweight Directory Access Protocol

    LDAPS

    LDAP over SSL

    LDIF

    LDAP Data Interchange Format

    LNS

    L2TP network server

    LSA

    link-state advertisement

    MAC

    Media Access Control

    Mb

    megabit(s)

    MB

    megabyte(s)

    MBeans

    manageable JavaBeans

    MD5

    Message Digest 5

    MI

    management information

    MIB

    Management Information Base

    MPLS

    Multiprotocol Label Switching

    MSO

    multiple service operator

    MTU

    maximum transmission unit

    mutex

    mutually exclusive

    NAT

    Network Address Translation

    NBNS

    NetBIOS Name Server

    NGN

    next-generation network

    NIC

    network information collector

    NRTPS

    non-real-time polling service

    OID

    object identification

    ORB

    object request broker

    OS

    operating system

    OSM

    object state manager

    OSMW

    object state manager for the Web

    OSPF

    Open shortest Path First

    OSS

    operations support system

    PCIM

    Policy Core Information Model

    PCMM

    PacketCable Multimedia Specification

    PDF

    portable document file

    PDP

    policy decision point

    PEP

    policy enforcement point

    PFS

    Perfect Forward Secrecy

    PIB

    Policy Information Base

    PIM

    Protocol Independent Multicast

    PKCS

    Public Key Cryptology Standard

    PLP

    packet loss priority

    POP

    point of presence

    PPP

    Point-to-Point Protocol

    PPPoE

    Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet

    PTA

    PPP Terminated Aggregation

    QoS

    quality of service

    QTP

    QoS-tracking plug-in

    RACS

    resource and admission control subsystem

    RADIUS

    Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service

    RAS

    Remote Access Server

    RCEF

    resource control enforcement function

    RDBMS

    relational database management system

    RDN

    relative distinguished name

    RED

    random early detection

    RF

    radio frequency

    RKS

    record-keeping server

    RPC

    remote procedure call

    RSpec

    service request specification

    RSVP

    Resource Reservation Protocol

    RTPS

    real-time polling service

    RTSP

    Real Time Streaming Protocol

    SA

    source address

    SAC

    service activation context

    SAE

    service activation engine

    SCEP

    Simple Certificate Enrollment Protocol

    SCU

    source class usage

    SDK

    Software Development Kit

    SDX

    Service Deployment System (used only to refer to releases earlier than the new SRC 1.0)

    SHA

    Secure Hash Algorithm

    SID

    Oracle System Identifier

    SIP

    Session Initiation Protocol

    SLE

    service logic engine

    SNMP

    Simple Network Management Protocol

    SOAP

    Simple Object Access Protocol

    SPDF

    service policy decision function

    SPI

    • security parameter index
    • service provider interface

    SRC

    Session and Resource Control (formerly SDX—Service Deployment System)

    SRC ACP

    SRC Admission Control Plug-In

    SRC CLI

    SRC command-line interface

    SRC PE

    SRC Policy Engine

    SRC VTA

    SRC Volume Tracking Application

    SSL

    Secure Sockets Layer

    SSM

    service and subscriber management

    SSP

    Service Selection Portal

    TCP

    Transmission Control Protocol

    TFTP

    Trivial File Transfer Protocol

    TISPAN

    Telecommunications and Internet Converged Services and Protocols for Advanced Networks

    TLS

    Transport Layer Security

    ToS

    type of service

    TSpec

    traffic specification

    TTL

    • time to live
    • time-to-live

    UDP

    User Datagram Protocol

    UGS

    unsolicited grant service

    UGS-AD

    unsolicited grant service with activity detection

    UML

    Unified Modeling Language

    URI

    Uniform Resource Indicator

    URL

    Uniform Resource Locator

    UTF-8

    Unicode Transformation Format-8

    UUID

    universal unique identifier

    VACM

    view-based access control model

    VLAN

    virtual local area network

    VoIP

    voice over Internet Protocol

    VPN

    virtual private network

    VR

    virtual router

    VSA

    vendor-specific attribute (RADIUS)

    WAR

    Web archive (file format)

    WDSL

    Web Services Description Language

    Wi-Fi

    wireless fidelity

    WINS

    Windows Internet Name Service (Microsoft)

    XDR

    External Data Representation Standard

    XML

    Extensible Markup Language

    XSLT

    Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformation

    Modified: 2016-05-19