The data transfer capacity of a digital communications
The practice of setting the maximum network capacity that a
service is allowed to use. You can deliberately limit a server's
workload by not allowing it to receive requests at full capacity,
saving resources for other programs, such as e-mail.
An authentication method that encodes the user name and
password before transmitting them over the network. Basic
authentication is also called clear-text authentication because the
encoding (base-64) can be decoded by anyone with a freely available
decoding utility. Note that encoding is not the same as encryption.
See also Digest
Digest authentication, and Integrated
A process that establishes the initial communication channel
between the protocol driver and the network adapter driver.
A numeric value intended for a bit-by-bit value comparison with
other numeric values, typically to flag options in parameters or
return values. Usually this comparison is done with bitwise logical
operators, such as And and Or in Visual Basic, and
ampersand (&) and pipe (|) in C++.
An application for navigating and accessing information on
either the Internet or an intranet.