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homologation The process of certifying a product or specification to verify that it
meets regulatory standards.
HPOV Hewlett-Packard Open View. The umbrella network management
system (NMS) family of products from Hewlett-Packard. The 3Com
Wireless Switch Manager (3WXM) tool suite interacts with the HPOV
Network Node Manager (NNM).
HTTPS Hypertext Transfer Protocol over Secure Sockets Layer. An Internet
protocol developed by Netscape to encrypt and decrypt network
connections to Web servers. Built into all secure browsers, HTTPS uses
the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol as a sublayer under the regular
HTTP application layer, and uses port 443 instead of HTTP port 80 in its
interactions with the lower layer, TCP/IP. See also SSL.
Protocol over Secure
IAS Internet Authentication Service. Microsoft’s RADIUS server.
IC Industry Canada. The Canadian governing body for
ICV Integrity check value. The output of a message integrity check.
IE See WPA IE.
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. An American professional
society whose standards for the computer and electronics industry
often become national or international standards. In particular, the IEEE
802 standards for LANs are widely followed.
IGMP Internet Group Management Protocol. An Internet protocol, defined in
RFC 2236, that enables an Internet computer to report its multicast
group membership to neighboring multicast routers. Multicasting allows
a computer on the Internet to send content to other computers that
have identified themselves as interested in receiving it.