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ACL
Access Contol List
Client

a computer system that accesses a (remote) service on another computer by some kind of network.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions is a list of commonly asked question and there answers.

host

any machine connected to a computer network, a node that has a hostname.

hostname

the unique name by which a network attached device is known on a network.

IP

Internet Protocol is a data-oriented protocol used by source and destination hosts for communicating data across a packet-switched internetwork.

IP Address

a unique number that devices use in order to identify and communicate with each other on a network utilizing the Internet Protocol standard.

IPv6

IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) is the latest revision of the Internet Protocol (IP), designed to deal with the long-anticipated problem of its precedessor IPv4 running out of addresses.

port

a connection through which data is sent and received.

TCP

Transmission Control Protocol is one of the core protocols of the Internet protocol suite.

URL

Uniform Resource Locator is a sequence of characters, conforming to a standardized format, that is used for referring to resources, such as documents and images on the Internet, by their location.