Microsoft Internet Security and
Acceleration Server 2000
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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