(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 RSS content. When audodiscovery is enabled for your RSS feed, browsers and aggregators can then automatically detect the RSS feed, making it easier for users to subscribe to it.
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.
- automatic fall-over
Automatic fall-over is a term associated with content management and contingency planning for system disaster and recovery. It is an automated process where in case of a system or server failure, the control of data and applications will “automatically fall over” to a secondary system or server. Automatic fall over procedures results in less costly […]
- automatic gain control
Abbreviated as AGC, automatic gain control is a circuit found on some electronic devices that automatically controls the gain of a signal. Using AGC means that weaker signals receive more gain and stronger signals receive less gain or none at all.
Short for automatic number identification, a service that provides the telephone number of an incoming call. ANI is used for a variety of functions — by receiving the incoming telephone number, telephone companies can direct a call to the proper long distance carrier’s equipment; it can help identify the caller’s address to speed response time […]