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Script

Programming languages ​​in natural language used to automate tasks, to check the compliance of form data, to interact with users or dynamically change a page layout.

 

Secondary server

One of the three specific roles allocated to a DNS server

A server is said to be secondary when it obtains all the information for the zone from another server, referred to as a primary server. It regularly downloads the contents of the zone in order to take over from the primary server in the event of an incident. The secondary server has 'authority' for the zone.

 

Server

A server is a high-capacity computer (processor power, memory, hard drives) connected to the network, the purpose of which is to provide one or more services such as email, domain names, IP address assignment [Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)], access to file directories, etc.. These services are "consumed" by other computers with direct access via a local network, or indirectly, by an extranet or via the Internet, and which act as clients.

 

SFINX

Service for French INternet eXchange

Founded in 1995 by the RENATER public interest group, SFINX is a GIX (Global Internet eXchange), or exchange point for Internet traffic, between Internet service providers and telecommunications operators. SFINX can exchange data direct, without transiting through or using international infrastructures. There are GIX in most countries where the Internet has fully developed. They form the infrastructure that enables the interconnection of networks through which the global meshing of the Internet is possible.

 

Site

Set of static or dynamic web pages accessible via a single URL, consisting of the prefix "www." , the domain name, and the TLD suffix.

Example: www.afnic.fr

 

SOA

Simple Object Access Protocol

Protocol for web services supported by the W3C. SOAP enables automated exchange between software without having to modify them: SOAP transmission and reception interfaces encode in XML and decode data streams transparently for the applications.

 

SOAP

Simple Object Access Protocol

Protocol for web services supported by the W3C. SOAP enables automated exchange between software without having to modify them: SOAP transmission and reception interfaces encode in XML and decode data streams transparently for the applications.

 

Source code

Refers to the set of instructions and information required for the operation of software, written in a programming language readable by human beings.  The code is usually compiled in order to be executable by a computer.

 

SSL

Secure Sockets Layer

SSL is an encryption protocol designed to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of data exchanged. It also certifies the identity of the server sending data. 

Open SSL, TLS

 

Standard

Set of technical specifications and rules required to ensure the interoperability of communication devices or information transmitted over the Internet.

 

Streaming

Technique for playing a media file while it is downloading.

 

Suffix

Term sometimes used to designate the last part forming a domain name. e.g. .fr in afnic.fr .

See also: Extension, TLD, ccTLD, gTLD.

 

Surfer

Means an Internet user.

 

Syreli

Opened on 21 November 2011 for domain names under the .fr and .re ccTLDs, the dispute resolution procedure Syreli was opened in December 2011 to all the other ccTLDs operated by Afnic : .tf ; .yt ; .pm ; wf.

 

More information (in french) on this procedure on www.syreli.fr