An Ethernet technology that isolates malfunctioning ports, devices and/or network lines from the rest of the network, stopping the transmission of data from flowing through the faulty network element. Auto partitioning is one method networks use to ensure that no data is lost during transmission.
When a network detects a malfunction, such as collisions along the network, a disconnected port, a jamming signal or even the wrong type of or degraded wiring, the faulty element is automatically partitioned (i.e., further data is stopped from traveling the suspicious path) so that the integrity of the entire network is not compromised.
A feature supported by many modems that allows the modem to continue redialing a number until it makes a connection. This is a useful feature if you subscribe to an online service that is frequently busy.
A feature of some keys on computer keyboards that causes them to repeat as long as they are held down. Most keys are auto-repeat.
(1) Term used to describe a set of tools that collects data on a network and records any changes made to the network assets. This could be changes made to memory, software versions, storage, new or deleted files and so on. (2) In RSS terminology, autodiscovery is the process used by spiders to look for […]
Stands for automatically executed batch file, the file that DOS automatically executes when a computer boots up. This is a convenient place to put commands you always want to execute at the beginning of a computing session. For example, you can set system parameters such as the date and time, and install memory-resident programs.
- automated cartography
The process of producing maps with the aid of computer driven devices such as plotters and graphical displays.