access protocol

access protocol

[′ak‚ses ‚prōd·ə‚kȯl]
(communications)
A set of rules observed by all nodes in a local-area network so that one node can get the attention of another and its data packet can be transferred, and so that no two data packets can be simultaneously transmitted over the same medium.
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The software is customizable for users of all kinds, with integrated add-ons like fast image and signature capture, advanced smart card and biometric program developments, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol for Microsoft Active Directory.
Since March 2003, NetVillage has provided mobile content for various platforms including multimedia messaging service (MMS), wireless access protocol (WAP), Java, and BREW, in China, and currently offers more than 120 mobile content items.
0 also uses Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) to facilitate user authentication and control access to specialized server and client-side business logic.
Lightweight directory access protocol for Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise and Oracle data access
net, the Object Factory offers an environment that combines local application development with remote financial market data, complex financial analytical business objects and data storage services using open standards, including component object model (COM), eXtensible markup language (XML) and simple object access protocol (SOAP).
In an effort to avoid the technical and intellectual property roadblocks that have continued to plague the Wireless Access Protocol specification, the GSM Association has announced a new effort called Mobile Services Initiative (or M-Services) aimed at standardizing wireless services around the globe.
At the meeting, the committee began identifying the scope and requirements for the first standard for an Alternative Interface Access Protocol (AIAP) communication protocol, which will complement and build on industry activity in home networking, wireless networking, and metadata registries for discovery and interoperation of intelligent devices.
Adherence to various message exchange standards: new UM solutions have to function with a wide variety of enterprise products; ratified industry standards such as VPIM (Voice Profile for Internet Mail) and IMAP4 (Internet Messaging Access Protocol version 4) enable interactions among distinct voice messaging systems and e-mail clients.
Enhanced lightweight directory access protocol integration provides schools with central user authentication capabilities for simplified user account management and security.
Since file-sharing by multiple servers is a fundamental requirement of this environment, storage is usually aggregated into shared storage pools, accessed by the servers using a file access protocol such as NFS.
The Apple Remote Access product family architecture consists of the new AppleTalk Remote Access Protocol (ARAP)
New enhanced security features include support for Microsoft Active Directory-based authentication and access control for Windows environments as well as Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and Network Information Service (NIS) for Linux and UNIX environments.