ACS Assertion Consumer Service
API Application Programmer Interface
ARS Artifact Resolution Service
CA Certificate Authority
CRL Certificate Revocation List
CSR Certificate Signing Request
DBMS Database Management System
DMZ Demilitarized Zone
DN Distinguished Name (certificate identifier)
DNS Domain Name System
EIM Enterprise Identity Management
HTTP HyperText Transfer Protocol
HTTPS Secure HyperText Transfer Protocol
IdM Identity Management
IdP Identity Provider
IOT Internet of Things
IP Internet Protocol
JDBC Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
LDAP Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
NAS Network Access Server
O Organization
OASIS Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards
OCSP Online Certificate Status Protocol
OU Organizational Unit
PKI Public Key Infrastructure
RADIUS Remote Authentication Dial-in User Service
RDBMS Relational Database Management System
RST Request Security Token
RSTR Request Security Token Response
SAML Security Assertion Markup Language
SaaS Software as a Service
SCIM System for Cross-domain Identity Management
SDK Software Development Kit
SP Service Provider
SLO Single Logout
SOA service-oriented architecture
SOAP Simple Object Access Protocol
SQL Structured Query Language
SSL Secure Sockets Layer
SSL/TLS Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Level Security
SSO Single Sign-On
STS Security Token Service
TCP Transmission Control Protocol
URI Uniform Resource Identifier
URL Uniform Resource Locator
WCF Windows Communication Foundation
WIF Windows Identity Foundation
WSC Web Service Client
WSP Web Service Provider
WSS Web Services Security
XASP X.509 Attribute Sharing Profile
XML Extensible Markup Language