Active Directory (AD)
A centralized directory service system produced by Microsoft that automates network management of user data, security and resources, and enables interoperation with other directories. Active Directory is designed especially for distributed networking environments.
Common Internet File System (CIFS)
A protocol that defines a standard for remote file access, allowing users with different platforms and computers to share files without installing special software.
SonicWall Inc.'s network file browsing feature on the SMA/SRA appliance. This uses the Web browser to browse shared files on the network.
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
An Internet protocol that email and other programs use to retrieve data from a server.
A randomly-generated, single-use password. One-time Password can be used to refer to a particular instance of a password, or to the feature as a whole.
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
A protocol for sending email messages between servers.
Secure Socket Layer Virtual Private Network (SMA/SRA)
A remote access tool that utilizes a Web browser to provide clientless access to private applications.
The user interface of the SMA/SRA appliance.
Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS)
A system that determines the IP address associated with a network computer.