Glossary

Dig into the details with our DNS glossary

ACI (Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure)
Active Directory
API (Application Programming Interface)
AAA (Authentication, Authorization and Accounting)
Anycast (Routing)

Authoritative DNS Server

BAM (BlueCat Address Manager)
BDDS (BlueCat DNS, DHCP Server)
BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Daemon)

BGP (Broad Gateway Protocol)
Broadcast Routing

Caching DNS Server
Certificate Authority (CA)
CIDR (Classless Inter-Domain Routing)

Classful Networks
Cluster (CLUE)
Crossover High Availability (XHA)

DDI (DNS, DHCP, IPAM)
Denial of Service (DoS)
Device Registration Portal (DRP)
DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol)
DHCPACK
DHCPDISCOVER
DHCPNACK
DHCPOFFER
DHCPREQUEST

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)
DNA Center (Cisco DNA Center)
DNS – Domain Name System
DNS Hijacking
DNS Query/Request
DNS Record
Dynamic IP Address
DNS Sinkhole
Domain Name Service Security Extensions (DNSSEC)

E.164 Recommendation (ENUM)
Elastic Sky X

Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
Exfiltration

Forwarding DNS Server
Fully Qualified Domain Name

Generic Security Service Algorithm for Secret Key Transaction (GSS-TSIG)
Geocast

Hardware Security Model (HSM)
High Availability (HA)

Integrated Remote Access Controller (iDRAC)
Intent-Based Networking
Internet Protocol Address (IP Address)
Internet Protocol Host (IP Host)

IPv4 (Internet Protocol version 4)
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
IP Address Management (IPAM)
Iterative Query

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
LPS

Multicast

Network Address Translation (NAT)
Network Time Protocol (NTP)
Non-recursive Query

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)

Real Application Cluster (RAC)
Recursive Query
Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS)

RFC 1918 Networks
Rogue DNS Server
Routing Information Protocol

Second-level Domain
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
SNMP Module

Software-Defined Networking (SDN)
Static IP Address
Subnet Mask

Third-level Domain
Time to Live (TTL)
Top-level Domain
Transaction Signature (TSIG)

Unicast (Routing)
User Datagram Protocol (UDP)
User Defined Field (UDF)

vCloud Automation Cloud (vCAC)
vCloud Orchestrator (vCO)
Virtual IP Address (VIP)
Virtual Realization (vRealize) Automation (vRO)

Virtual Sphere (vSphere)
Volumetric Attack

XHA (See Crossover High Availability)