The layer of the OSI model that is responsible for providing globally unique addressing and the means to find destinations within the network.
network service access point. See [NSAP. ]
Next Hop Resolution Protocol. See [NHRP. ]
NHRP. Next Hop Resolution Protocol.
A routing protocol used over SVC-capable networks to gain the advantages of full mesh topologies without some of the problems.
nonbroadcast multi-access. See [NBMA.] not-so-stubby area. See [NSSA.]
NSAP. network service access point.
An identifier used to identify a host and service in CLNS.
NSSA. not-so-stubby area.
An OSPF area into which external routes (type 5 LSAs) are not advertised but in which external routes can originate.
A virtual interface; packets sent to this interface are thrown away.
A group of eight binary digits; an octet can represent the numbers 0 to 255 in decimal.
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