(IGMP) An extension to the Internet Protocol, used by IP hosts to report their host group memberships to immediately-neighbouring multicast routers.
See also MBONE.
Version 1 of IGMP is defined in Appendix 1 of RFC 1112.
Version 2 is proposed in RFC 2236.
- Internet information server
World-Wide Web (IIS) Microsoft’s web server and FTP server for Windows NT. IIS is intended to meet the needs of a range of users: from workgroups and departments on a corporate intranet to ISPs hosting websites that receive millions of hits per day. Features include innovative web publishing, customisable tools, wizards, customisable management tools, flexible […]
- Internet inter-orb protocol
protocol, standard (IIOP) A protocol which will be mandatory for all CORBA 2.0 compliant platforms. The initial phase of the project is to build an infrastructure consisting of: an IIOP to HTTP gateway which allows CORBA clients to access WWW resources; an HTTP to IIOP gateway to let WWW clients access CORBA resources; a web […]
- Internet message access protocol
protocol, messaging (IMAP) A protocol allowing a client to access and manipulate electronic mail messages on a server. It permits manipulation of remote message folders (mailboxes), in a way that is functionally equivalent to local mailboxes. IMAP includes operations for creating, deleting, and renaming mailboxes; checking for new messages; permanently removing messages; searching; and selective […]
- Internet monthly report
(IMR) Publication designed to communicate to the Internet Research Group the accomplishments, milestones reached, or problems discovered by the participating organisations. (1994-12-08)