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Appendix D. Acronym List

AAL5 ATM Adaptation Layer 5

ABR Available Bit Rate (ATM)

ACK ACKnowledge

ACR attenuation to crosstalk ratio

AL_PA arbitrated loop physical address (fibre channel)

AMP Active Monitor Present (Token Ring)

ANSI American National Standards Institute

ARE all-routes explorer frame (source routing)

ARP Address Resolution Protocol

ASIC application specific integrated circuit

ASN.1 Abstract Syntax Notation One (SNMP)

ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode

AUI attachment unit interface (Ethernet)

AWG American Wire Gauge

BER bit error rate

BNC Bayonet Neil-Concelman

BOOTP Bootstrap Protocol (TCP/IP)

BPDU Bridge Protocol Data Unit

BPS bits per second

BUS Broadcast and Unknown Server (LANE)

CATV Community Antenna Television

CAU Controlled ...

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