access-control list

access-control list

[′ak‚ses kən‚trōl ‚list]
(computer science)
A column of an access matrix, containing the access rights of various users of a computer system to a given file or other resource of the system.
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When purchasing content from an information provider, the usual procedure involves submitting a list of IP addresses or IP networks so that it can be added to the access-control list for that subscribed resource.
The software simplifies access-control list management, creating configuration backups, and the editing of running and startup device configuration files.
These include changes to firewall configuration and alterations to access-control lists (ACLs).
To avoid problems associated with scanning activity, the BlackDiamond 10K applies multiple access-control lists upstream to block selected traffic, as well as at each port.
The catalog stores system-level metadata, including audit trails, access-control lists, and location information about the storage system on which the desired data set resides and the definition of the protocol to be used to access the storage system.
The network devices then use some form of dynamic access control, typically through virtual LAN assignments or access-control lists.
Discretionary access controls give each user the ability to specify which resource accesses are considered to be authorized -- for example, granting read, write and execute rights via user/group/world permissions or access-control lists. These controls are intended to limit access; however, they are generally ineffective in preventing the propagation of copies and in preserving privacy.
The included D-Link D-View Network Management Software uses SNMP v.3 and supports access-control lists, allowing for real-time network traffic monitoring.--D-Link
Security features include IP and MAC access-control lists, SSL and SSH encryption of management traffic, and RADIUS management authentication.