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APPENDIX A ACRONYMS

A

AAL

ATM Adaptation Layer

AAL1

ATM Adaptation Layer Type 1

AAL2

ATM Adapter Layer Type 2

AAL3/4

ATM Adapter Layer Type 3/4

AAL5

ATM Adapter Layer Type 5

AALM

ATM Adaptation Layer Mux

ABR

Available Bit Rate

AFI

Authority and Format Identifier

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

API

Application Programming Interface

ARP

Address Resolution Protocol

ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange

ATM

Asynchronous Transfer Mode

B

BE

Bridged Ethernet

BER

Bit Error Ratio (Rate)

B-ICI

Broadband Inter-CarrierInterface

B-ISDN

Broadband Integrated Services Digital Network

BOOTP

Boot Protocol

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BUS Broadcast and Unknown Server

C

CAC

Call Admission Control

CAN

Campus Area Network

CAT-3

Category 3 unshielded twisted pair cable

CAT-5

Category 5 unshielded twisted pair cable

CBR

Constant Bit Rate

CCITT

Comite Consultatif Internationale de Telegraphique et Telephonique

 

(Consultative Committee on International Telegraphy and Telephony)

CCR

Current Cell Rate

CDV

Cell Delay Variation

CER

Cell Error Ratio

CES

Circuit Emulation Service

CI

Congestion Indicator

CLP

Cell Loss Priority

CLR

Cell Loss Ratio

CMIP

Common Management Information Protocol

COM

Communication

COS

Class of Service

CPE

Customer Premise Equipment

CPU

Central Processing Unit

CRC

Cyclic Redundancy Check

CRS

Cell Relay Service

CS

Convergence Sublayer

CTD

Cell Transfer Delay

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D

DCC

Digital Cross Connect, generic DACS or Direct Connect Card, data interface module

DF

Download Flash

DS-0

Digital Signaling 0

DS-1

Digital Signaling 1

DS-3

Digital Signaling 3

DTE

Data Terminal Equipment

DVT

Delay Variation Tolerance

E

E-1

European standard for digital transmission service at 2 Mb/s.

E-3

European standard for digital transmission service at 34.4 Mb/s (transports 16 E1

 

circuits)

E-NET

Ethernet

EFCI

Explicit Forward Congestion Indicator

EISA

Extended Industry Standard Architecture

ELAN

Emulated Local Area Network

EMI

Electro-MagneticInterference

ENR

Enterprise Network Roundtable

EOF

End of Frame

EPD

Early Packet Discard

EPROM

Erasable Programmable Read-OnlyMemory

ESD

Electro-StaticDevice

ESI

End System Identifier

ESM

Expansion Switch Module

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F

FCS

Frame Check Sequence

FIFO

First In First Out

FTP

File Transfer Protocol

G

GB/S Gigabits per second

GCRA Generic Cell Rate Algorithm

GFC Generic Flow Control

H

HEC Header Error Check

I

IEEE

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

ICMP

Internet Control Message Protocol

ID

Identification Number

IE

Information Element

IETF

Internet Engineering Task Force

IISP

Interim Inter-SwitchSignaling Protocol

ILMI

Integrated Local Management Interface

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