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See Tivoli Application Services (TAS).

An executable item (a TME resource) that can be run on any managed node transparently; this can be a shell script, a Perl script, a compiled program or any other kind of valid executable.

task library
A library or repository for one or more tasks. See task.

See Transmission Control Protocol (TCP).

See Tivoli Desktop Services (TDS).

See Time-Division Multiplexing (TDM).

See Tivoli Extended Interface Definition Language (TEIDL).

See Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP).

A item that places limits or acceptable ranges of values on monitored conditions.

Time-Division Multiplexing (TDM)
An old and inefficient technology that allocates rigid time slices to each network client (voice, video, or data).

time to live (TTL)
The field used in a protocol (such as DNS or ICMP) to indicate how many more network hops are allowed before the packet is dropped (discarded) (and, in terms of a TCP protocol as opposed to a UDP protocol) an error returned to the sender.

See Trusted Information Systems (TIS).

A Tivoli application for the administration of user and group information, system configuration and network services.

Tivoli Application Services (TAS)
A component of the TMP.

A Tivoli application for the distribution and installation of applications and system software.

Tivoli Desktop Services (TDS)
A library providing runtime convenience functions that manipulate or generate desktop commands.

Tivoli/Enterprise Console
A Tivoli application for centralizing automated operations and event processing.

A Tivoli application for backup and recovery functions.

Tivoli Extended Interface Definition Language (TEIDL)
A superset of IDL supporting the definition of security, installation, initialization and other implementation details.

Tivoli Management Environment (TME)
A set of management applications that provide direct control over specific resources in the distributed computing environment, and provides a simple, consistent interface to diverse operating systems, applications, and distributed services.

Tivoli Management Framework (TMF)
Provides basic system administration capabilities, as well as a set of foundation services for management applications, including a Tivoli administrator facility, an administrative privilege facility, a system policy facility, and a notification facility.

Tivoli Management Platform (TMP)
The software infrastructure upon which the management applications are based. It has two main components, TMF and TAS.

Tivoli Management Region (TMR)
TMRs are a series of loosely connected regions, each with its own server for managing local clients.

Tivoli Name Registry (TNR)
A service responsible for registering object names and looking up the associated object reference upon request.

A Tivoli application for managing a distributed print system.

Tivoli Professional Services (TPS)
Consulting services offered to user installations by Tivoli Systems, Inc.

A Tivoli application for monitoring the availability of system resources and services.

A Tivoli application for scheduling and managing complex, interdependent jobs distributed over multiple systems.

See top-level domains (TLD).

See Transport Layer Interface (TLI).

See Tivoli Management Environment (TME).

See Tivoli Management Framework (TMF).

See Tivoli Management Platform (TMP).

See Tivoli Management Region (TMR).

See Tivoli Name Registry (TNR).

top-level domains (TLD)
The original seven possible rightmost component of a fully-qualified domain name (FQDN): com, edu, gov, int, mil, net, and org. All except int are administered by the InterNIC.

See Tivoli Professional Services (TPS).

A ring of adjacent sectors on a disk. The concentric circles of a disk platter.

Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
A connection-oriented protocol (RFC 793); data is guaranteed to arrive reliably and in sequence. See also IP family.

Transport Layer Interface (TLI)
An SVR4 (AT&T System V, Release 4 Unix) communications layer that sits at the same level as BSD (Berkeley Software Distribution) Unix sockets.

Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP)
A protocol, defined in RFC 1350, which is a subset of the File Transfer Protocol (RFC 959), which allows files to be transferred between hosts with limited authentication and only minimal error checking. See also Boot Protocol (BOOTP).

trojan horse
A program designed to emulate another program (such as /bin/login) with the express intent of using the data it receives in a way that negatively impacts your productivity.

Trusted Information Systems (TIS)
The vendor of a major firewall product.

See time to live (TTL).

two-phase commit
The protocol that transaction monitors use in guaranteeing that a set of operations are completed as a unit.

TXT record
See DNS record types, TXT record.