Glossary

ADSI

Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI) is a set of interfaces that are used to access AD directory services. ADSI is

ARP

ARP (Address Resolution Protocol) is used for mapping a network address (e.g. an IPv4 address) to a physical address like

CMDB

The Configuration Management Database (CMDB) is a database containing all relevant data on the components of the data systems used

CN

Common Name (CN) is an acronym used in Active Directory to name an entity. Further sources are part (dc=), institutional

DBMS

The database management system (DBMS) is a software package that is engineered to describe, manipulate, collect and process data in

DCOM

DCOM (Distributed Component Object Model) is a collection of Microsoft concepts and program interfaces where customer program objects can request

HAL

Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) is a layer of programming that allows a computer operating system to interact with a hardware

HP iLO

Integrated Lights-Out, or HP iLO, is Hewlett-Packard’s innovative embedded server management technology that offers facilities for out-of-band management. The actual

ITIL

ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) is a framework designed to normalize the selection, planning, delivery, and support of IT services

Lansweeper$

Lansweeper$ is a shared folder of Program Files\Lansweeper\Actions which includes scripts & executables for running actions with Lansweeper. The shared

Lansweeperuser

If you install Lansweeper under SQL Server, by performing an Advanced Install, the installer automatically creates a SQL user called

LDAP

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is a standard application protocol for accessing and maintaining distributed directory information, Lansweeper uses port

NBTstat

NBTstat is an action in Lansweeper that can be seen as a diagnostic tool for NetBios over TCP/IP to troubleshoot

NLB

Lansweeper does not, by default, scan the information that indicates whether a machine is a part of NLB ( Network

ODBC

Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) is a standard application programming interface (API) for accessing database management systems (DBMS). Lansweeper has an

RPC

Remote Procedure Call (RPC) is a protocol used by Lansweeper that a program can use to request a service from a

SSH

Secure Shell (SSH) is a cryptographic network protocol that Lansweeper uses to scan Linux and Unix operating systems. Scanned Linux

SSO

In Lansweeper, if you are trying to set up SSO and have users automatically logged into the Lansweeper web console,