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  • open relay (insecure relay or a third-party relay)

    An open relay (sometimes called an insecure relay or a third-party relay) is an SMTP e-mail server that allows third-party relay of e-mail messages. 

  • queries-per-second (QPS)

    Queries-per-second (QPS) (or the query-per-second rate) is a measure of how much traffic a particular query server is handling at a given time. 

  • Direct Access File System (DAFS)

    Direct Access File System (DAFS) is a network file system, similar to Network File System (NFS) and Common Internet File System (CIFS), that allows applications to transfer data while bypassing operating system control, buffering, and network protoco... 

  • file server

    In the client/server model, a file server is a computer responsible for the central storage and management of data files so that other computers on the same network can access the files. 

  • Kazaa Media Desktop (KMD)

    Kazaa (its full name is Kazaa Media Desktop or KMD) is a decentralized Internet peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing program owned by Sharman Networks. 

  • file transfer

    File transfer is the movement of one or more files from one location to another. 

  • reverse Telnet (direct Telnet)

    Reverse Telnet (sometimes called direct Telnet) is the initiation of a Telnet session from a computer system to one of its remote users. 

  • terbo

    The suffix terbo appears in the V.32terbo modem protocol and indicates the third version of the V.32 protocol. 

  • X server

    An X server is a server of connections to X terminals in a distributed network that uses the X Window System. 

  • root directory

    In a computer file system that is organized as a hierarchy or tree, the root directory is the directory that includes all other directories.