Acronyms for the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices



DHCP OSPF Open Shortest Path First
VLAN Virtual Area Network
DTP Dynamic Trunking Protocol
VTP VLAN Trunking Protocol
STP Spanning Tree Protocol
PVST+ Per VLAN Spanning Tree
RPVST+ Rapid Per VLAN Spanning Tree
BPDU Bridge Protocol Data Unit
PAGP Port Aggregation Protocol
LACP Link Aggregation Control Protocol
DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
SVI Switched Virtual Interface
LSA Link State Advertisement
EIGRP Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
PPP Point to Point Protocol
MLPPP Multi-Link Point to Point Protocol
PPPoE Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet
GRE Generic Routing Encapsulation
MPLS Multi-Protocol Label Switching
VPN Virtual Private Network
DMVPN Dynamic Multipoint Virtual Private Network
eBGP External Border Gateway Protocol
HSRP Hot Standby Routing Protocol
QoS Quality of Service
ACLs Access Control Lists
APIC-EM Application Policy Infrastructure Controller – Enterprise Module
SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol
ICMP Internet Control Message Protocol
SPAN Switched Port Analyzer
AAA Authentication, Authorization, Accounting