SRC-Related Abbreviations

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

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