When a PPPoE client transmits requests containing the "any" service name, it expects a server to respond with a list of available service names. The client can then send one of these service names in a true connection request.
Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting
A built-in parameter type that has no value associated with it--either it is present or it is not. In the example below, up is a parameter of type absolute that tells what to do to the parameter keyword address.
set ip address x.x.x.x up
set = node
ip = node
address = param #1 keyword
x.x.x.x = param #1 value
up = param #2 (absolute value)
PPP is a peer-to-peer protocol, but also has client/server aspects. An access concentrator is a PPPoE server that responds to requests for particular services.
A routine provided by VxBus that a driver calls in order to access or manipulate a device register.
Abstract Control Management. A layer of the RNDIS implementation.
An active device is a device that is powered and that is not in the suspend state.
The view that is currently selected, as shown by its highlighted title bar. Many menus change based on which is the active view, and the active view is the focus of keyboard and mouse input.