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Appendix B - List of Abbreviations

This table lists all abbreviations used in the nevisAuth reference guide.

ADActive Directory
ADAMActive Directory Application Mode
ADFSActive Directory Federation Services
AESAdvanced Encryption Standard
APIApplication Program Interface
ASCIIAmerican Standard Code for Information Exchange
AVPAttribute Value Pair
BSTBinary Search Tree
CACertificate Authority
CAPTCHACompletely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart
CBCCipher Block Chaining
CHAPChallenge Handshake Authentication Protocol
CRLCertificate Revocation List
CRMCustomer Relationship Management
CSSOCascading Style Sheet Optimizer
DERDistinguished Encoding Rules
DNDistinguished Name
DOMDocument Object Model
EEEnterprise Edition
ELExpression Language
GMTGreenwich Mean Time
GSSAPIGeneric Security Services Application Program Interface
GUIGraphical User Interface
HSMHardware Security Module
HTMLHyper Text Markup Language
HTTPHyperText Transfer Protocol
HTTPSHyperText Transfer Protocol Secure
IDMIDentity Management
IDPIDentity Provider
IPInternet Protocol
ISOInternational Organization for Standardization
IVInitialization Vector
JAASJava Authentication and Authorization Service
JARJava ARchive
Java ELJava Expression Language
JAXWSJava API for XML Web Services
JDBCJava DataBase Connectivity
JDNCJava Desktop Network Components
JNDIJava Naming and Directory Interface
JREJava Runtime Environment
JSONJavaScript Object Notation
JSSEJava Secure Socket Extension
JVMJava Virtual Machine
KDCKey Distribution Center
KEMKey Encapsulation Mechanism
LANLocal Area Network
LDAPLightweight Directory Access Protocol
LGPLLesser General Public License
MDCMapped Diagnostic Context
METMiddle European Time
MQMessage Queue
MSIEMicroSoft Internet Explorer
MSISDNMobile Station International Subscriber Directory Number
mTANmobile Transaction Authentication Number
NT(Windows) New Technology
OCROptical Character Recognition
OCSPOnline Certificate Status Protocol
OSOperating System
OTPOne-Time Password
PAMPluggable Authentication Module
PDFPortable Document Format
PEMPrivacy Enhanced Mail
PINPersonal Identification Number
PKCPublic Key Cryptography
PKCSPublic Key Cryptography Standard
PKIPubilc Key Infrastructure
PUIProject-Unique Identifier
RADIUSRemote Authentication Dial-In User Service
RDBMSRelational DataBase Management System
RESTREpresentational State Transfer
RFCRequest For Comments
RSARivest-Shamir-Adleman (company)
SAMLSecurity Assertion Markup Language
SAPSystems, Applications, and Products (company)
SDKSoftware Development Kit
SHASecure Hash Algorithm
SMFService Management Facility
SMSShort Message Service
SMTPSimple Mail Transfer Protocol
SOAPSimple Object Access Protocol
SPService Provider
SPNEGOSimple and Protected GSSAPI NEGOtiation mechanism
SQLStructured Query Language
SSLSecure Sockets Layer
SSOSingle Sign-On
TANTransaction Authentication Number
TCPTransmission Control Protocol
TGTTicket Granting Ticket
TLSTransport Layer Security
URLUniform Resource Locator
VSAVendor Specific Attributes
WSWeb Services
WSDLWeb Services Description Language
WSSWeb Services Security
XMLEXtensible Markup Language
XSDXML Schema Definition