Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2000


management information database (MIB)
A standard database component that uses the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) protocol to communicate information about hardware and software processes on your network for further management and monitoring.
member server
A server that has been assigned to a Windows 2000 domain but is not designated as either the primary domain controller (PDC) or the backup domain controller (BDC) within the assigned domain.
See management information database (MIB).
Microsoft Management Console (MMC)
General, ISV-extensible common management console in Windows 2000. The MMC console is a Windows-based multiple document interface (MDI) application. MMC itself provides no management behavior, but instead provides a common environment for snap-ins, which provide the actual management functionality.
See Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions.
See Microsoft Management Console.
mode of extensibility
Behavior that a snap-in provides, extending the console with more functionality. Microsoft has defined several modes of extensibility, and every snap-in must provide at least one of those modes.
.msc file
A "Management Saved Console" file that constitutes a tool. After an administrator has assembled a tool using various snap-ins, the administrator can save the tool in an .msc file, which can be opened and used again later. An .msc file can be passed on to another administrator. Any administrator can open the .msc file in MMC, causing the tool to be loaded.
A computer with network connections to multiple separate physical networks.
Multiple Document Interface (MDI)
An interface that supports multiple simultaneous views, or windows. A Single Document Interface (SDI), such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, does not support multiple views.
Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME)
A way of configuring browsers to view files that are in multiple formats. MIME permits the exchanging of objects, different character sets, and multimedia in e-mail on different computer systems.