Abbreviations

Within the realm of Linux and security, there are a lot of abbreviations. This page collects all the abbreviations that are used on the website.

AbbreviationFull form
ACLAccess Control List
CPUCentral Processing Unit
DNSDomain Name System
ELFExecutable and Linkable Format
IPInternet Protocol
LUKSLinux Unified Key Setup
MACMandatory Access Control
MitMman-in-the-middle
MOTDMessage of the Day
NUMANon-Uniform Memory Access
PAMPluggable Authentication Modules
PCAPPacket Capture
PIDProcess ID
POSIXPortable Operating System Interface
RAMRandom Access Memory
SMBIOSSystem Management Basic Input Output System
SSHSecure Shell
TTLTime To Live
UAPIUserspace Application Programming Interface
URIUniform Resource Identifier
UUIDUniversally Unique Identifier