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the successor to IPv4. Rather than 2^32 addresses (like IPv4), it has 2^128, which is 340,282,366,920,938,463,463,374,607,431,768,211,456 unique addresses (34 undecillion). IPv6 addressing is …
an advanced operating system for a variety of architectures. It is derived from BSD, the version of UNIX® developed at the University of California, Berkeley; and is developed and maintaine…
TCP stands for Transmission Control Protocol and is one of the core protocols of the Internet Protocol Suite. TCP complements the Internet Protocol (IP), and therefore the entire suite is commonly ref…
A location or process for storing of transitory or temporary data in order to improve application or system performance.
Software and/or protocols allowing a user to access the graphical desktop on a system from a remote computer. Common protocols are RDP from Microsoft, and RFB (used by VNC).
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a fast and extraordinarily versatile file copying tool. It can copy locally, to/from another host over any remote shell, or to/from a remote rsync daemon
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the current server operating system from Microsoft.
a server and network equipment manufacturer. This is a generic tag to be used when discussing HP hardware or software with no more specific tag available - See the list in the…
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a server in a Microsoft Active Directory or NT4 domain that is responsible for central authentication.
a device that bridges network segments, operating at the OSI link layer level.
An IMAP and POP3 email server.
a device or piece of information on a computer that can be remotely accessed from another computer, typically via a local area network or an enterprise Intranet, …
OpenSSL: The Open Source Toolkit for SSL and TLS
an open-source command-line package-management utility for RPM-compatible Linux operating systems.
a typical process name of a web server.
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In computer storage, Logical Volume Management or LVM provides a method of allocating space on mass-storage devices that is more flexible than conventional partitioning schemes.
The acronym SVN stands for Subversion, a very common and popular Version Control System.
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Unsolicited e-mail, comments or posts, often sent out in large volumes; possibly but not necessarily commercial in nature
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a free, open source implementation of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) developed by the OpenLDAP Project. LDAP is a platform-independent protocol for querying and …
a FOSS package licensed under the GNU GPL and is primarily used as a web proxy server and cache.
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In the Domain Name System (DNS) hierarchy, a subdomain is a domain that is part of a larger domain.[1]
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A computer cluster consists of a set of loosely connected computers that work together so that in many respects they can be viewed as a single system.
a monitoring system that enables organizations to identify and resolve IT infrastructure problems before they affect critical business processes.
General purpose email routing software that supports mail transport via TCP/IP using SMTP
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terminology for a command-line interpreter most commonly used with Unix-like operating systems, but also used to interact with GUI-based operating systems in a more granular fashion. No…
Database language for managing data in relational database management systems (RDBMS). Note that each database implements SQL with slight variations. Please remember to tag with your specific databa…
the version of IIS that ships with Windows 2008 R2, Windows Small Business Server 2011, and Windows 7. A subset of IIS 7.5 is provided by IIS Express, optionally installed by the Web Platfo…
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a layer 1 and 2 networking protocol for wireless communication between devices. It is typically used in local networks for client access, but can also be used in point-to-point network links. …
port-forwarding on firewall or via SSH
The Apache HTTPd Server. When asking questions about virtualhosts, please include the output of the following command: "apache2ctl -S" (or "httpd -S" depending on your OS)
an enterprise level virtualization solution. It acts as the cloud computing OS managing a set of VMware ESXi-based hosts.
Web application framework developed by Microsoft
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an open-source software platform for configuring and managing computers. It combines multi-node software deployment, ad-hoc task execution, and configuration management.
the process or collection activities that make a system available for use.
a modern file system and volume manager originally developed by Sun Microsystems and licensed under the CDDL. It is a copy-on-write file system with support for large storage arrays, protection…
a Public Key and Identifying Information