Microsoft Internet Security and
Acceleration Server 2000
The process of mapping a computer name (friendly name) into its
corresponding numeric IP address.
A tree-formatted, ordered list of all the nodes available in
the current tool. The display of the namespace is similar to a
folder and directory structure on a hard drive. Required for the
Name System (DNS) to work properly. The DNS namespace is
hierarchical in nature and allows host names to be stated in
absolute or relative terms. Absolute names, or fully qualified
domain names (FQDNs), are defined from the root of the name space
and uniquely identify a node in the hierarchy. Relative names are
represented relative to a name in the hierarchy.
The caching of HTTP error conditions associated with accessing
a particular URL. If the URL is unavailable, the error response
message can be cached and returned to subsequent clients that
request the same URL.
The process of converting between IP addresses used within an
intranet or other private network and Internet IP addresses. See
basic input/output system (NetBIOS)
An API that can be used by applications on a local area network
(LAN). NetBIOS provides applications with a uniform set of commands
for mapping input/output (I/O) operations into equivalent network
Transfer Protocol (NNTP)
The Internet standard protocol for posting, distributing, and
reading network news messages posted among news groups on the
Internet. Messages are posted to NNTP servers and are accessed by
NNTP clients (newsreaders).
An advanced file system used by Windows NT/Windows 2000
that supports file system recovery, very large storage media, and
object-oriented applications. NTFS also offers enhanced security
over the older FAT file system.
IPX/SPX Compatible Transport
A standard network protocol that supports routing and allows
Novell NetWare client/server applications to communicate with