virtual path


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virtual path

(networking)
The location of a file or directory on a particular server, as seen by a remote client accessing it via World-Wide Web (or similar distributed document service).

A virtual path provides access to files outside the default directory and subdirectories. It appears in the form ".../~name/..." where "~name" is replaced with actual path configured by the administrator. An access control list can be associated with a virtual path.
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Virtual path layouts optimizing total Hop Count on ATM tree networks,.
Protocol: // the name of domain [: port number]/ virtual path /the name of file (ASP.
Virtual path is established by the Virtual Path Identifier (VPI) and the VPI tables in cross connect nodes.
We further illustrate the VAN concept by comparing it to a Virtual Path (VP)-based Virtual Private Network (VPN).
Also contributing to Sitefinity's elevated performance is its upgraded virtual path provider, which streamlines and accelerates serving of dynamic content.
A family of small, low-profile automatic guided vehicles and carts uses virtual path navigation without following a magnetic or optical tape mounted on the floor.
The AXR 500 system is based on the industry standard Bellcore GR-2837 "ATM Virtual Path Ring Functionality in SONET.
In fact, the virtual path concept of ATM will allow virtual connections to be set up between the various processing nodes in the computational pattern that best suits the application (e.
Virtual paths and channels: Concepts of virtual path and virtual channel connections relationship between ATM virtual paths and channels and SDH transmission paths functions of ATM switches and cross-connects features of Permanent Virtual Circuits (PVCs) and Switched Virtual Circuits (SVCs).
OAM activity to determine status of each virtual path and virtual channel;
Whereas Diff-Serv uses bits within a packet header to define the level of service it should receive, another draft IETF standard, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), adds a 32-bit "label" to the packet to create a virtual path for it across the network.

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