<%NUMBERING1%>.<%NUMBERING2%>.<%NUMBERING3%> PRTG Manual: List of Abbreviations

Please see below for a list of abbreviations used in this documentation.

ADO: ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)

ADSL: Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)

AJAX: Asynchronous Java Script and XML (AJAX)

API: Application Programming Interface (API)

CBQoS: Class Based Quality of Service (CBQoS)

cDOT: clustered Data ONTAP (cDOT)

CGI: Common Gateway Interface (CGI)

CIFS; Common Internet File System (CIFS)

CLI: command-line interface (CLI)

CoS: Class of Service (CoS)

CSV: Comma Seperated Values (CSV)

DAG: Database Availability Group (DAG)

DHCP: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

DMZ: Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)

DSCP: Differentiated Services Code Point (DSCP)

DNS: Domain Name Service (DNS)

DSCP: Differentiated Services Code Point (DSCP)

FAT: File Allocation Table (FAT)

FTP: File Transfer Protocol (FTP)


FQDN: Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN)

GID: global ID (GID)

GUI: Graphical User Interface (GUI)

GUID: Globally Unique Identifier (GUID)

HTTP: Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)

HTTPS: Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS)

ICMP: Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)

ICPIF: Impairment Calculated Planning Impairment Factor (ICPIF)

iDRAC: Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC)

IIS: Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)

iLO: HP Integrated Lights-Out (iLO)

IMAP: Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)

IPFIX: IPFIX (Internet Protocol Flow Information Export)

IPMI: Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI)

IPsec: Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)

iSCSI: internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI)

JSON: JavaScript Object Notation (JSON)

LAN: Local Area Network (LAN)

LDAP: Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)

MIB: Management Information Base (MIB)

MoID: Managed Object ID (MoID)

MOS: Mean Opinion Score (MOS)

MSP: Managed Service Provider (MSP)

NAS: Network Attached Storage (NAS)

NAT: Network Address Translation (NAT)

NFS: Network File System (NFS)

NSA: Network Security Appliance (NSA)

NTFS: New Technology File System (NFTS)


OID: Object Identifier (OID)

OMSA: OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA)

PDF: Portable Document Format (PDF)

PDV: Packet Delay Variation (PDV)

POP3: Post Office Protocol version 3 (POP3)

QoS: Quality of Service (QoS)

RADIUS: Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS)

REST: Representational State Transfer (REST)

RMON: Remote Monitoring (RMON)

RPC: Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

RTT: Round Trip Time (RTT)

SaaS: Software as a Service (SaaS)

SAN: Storage Area Network (SAN)

SASL: Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL)

SCVMM: System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)

SIP: Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)

SLA: Service Level Agreement (SLA)

S.M.A.R.T.: Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.)

SMB: Server Message Block (SMB)

SMTP: Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)

SNI: Server Name Identification (SNI)

SNMP: Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

SNTP: Simple Network Time Protocol (SNTP)

SOAP: Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)

SPAN: Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN)

SQL: Structured Query Language (SQL)

SRP: Secure Remote Password (SRP)

SSH: Secure Shell (SSH)

SSL: Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)

SSO: Single Sign-On (SSO)

TCP: Transport Control Protocol (TCP)

TFTP: Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP)

TLS: Transport Layer Security (TLS)

UAC: User Account Control (UAC)

UCS: Unified Computing System (UCS)

UDP: User Datagram Protocol (UDP)

UNC: Uniform Naming Convention (UNC)

UPnP: Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)

UTC: UTC (Coordinated Universal Time)

UUID: Universally Unique Identifier (UUID)

VoIP: Voice over IP (VoIP)

VPN: Virtual Private Network (VPN)

WAN: Wide Area Network (WAN)

WBEM: Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM)

WMI: Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)

WQL: Windows Management Instrumentation Query Language (WQL)

WSUS: Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)

XML: Extensible Markup Language (XML)