An authentication process in a client/server relationship where the user, or client, can enter one name and password and have access to more than one application or access to a number of resources within an enterprise. Single signon takes away the need for the user to enter further authentications when switching from one application to another.
Single signon is also spelled single sign on or single sign-on and abbreviated as SSO.
- single-system image
Abbreviated SSI. A form of distributed computing in which by using a common interface multiple networks, distributed databases or servers appear to the user as one system. In other words, the operating system environment is shared by all nodes in the system.
- singlemode fiber
In fiber optics technology singlemode fiber is one of two types of fiber currently in use. It is a single strand of glass fiber for a single ray (or mode) of light transmission. Singlemode fiber is used for long distance transmission. Compare with multimode fiber.
- Siphoning Definition
In SEO, siphoning is a technique used to “steal” traffic that would normally be directed to another website in search engine results. Siphoning could be the fraudulent use of spyware or cybersquatting to steal the traffic, or it could refer to those who copy a webpage with the content slightly altered to direct the Web […]
- site license
A type of software licensing agreement that grants the purchaser permission to use the software on a network on a single site, with an unlimited number of end users. Usually this type of license allows you to copy and use the software on multiple computers at one site and is more expensive than purchasing a […]
To make an object larger or smaller. In graphical user interfaces, you can size windows to make them larger or smaller. Other terms for size are resize and scale.