Application Instrumentation and Control (AIC) API, Version 1.0
Copyright © 1999 The Open Group
AICApplication Instrumentation and Control API. A light-weight set of
functions that allow objects to be managed.
AIC CLThe access functions provided by AIC Client Library to allow clients
to set and get values for objects managed in a remote application. All
APIs starting AICCL_ and AIC_ are part of the AIC-CL library.
AIC ALThe AIC Application Library. An API that can be used to link a
management interface into a business application. All APIs starting
AICAL_ and AIC_ are part of the AIC-AL library.
CIMCommon Information Model. Data model for management
information. Part of the WBEM initiative.
DMTFDistributed Management Task Force (DMTF).
DNSDomain Name Service. Naming scheme assigned to machines on an
IP network. Products requiring an IP address can accept a DNS
machine name instead and use the DNS Service to convert the name
into a physical IP address.
DoActionTerminology within AIC for a generic callback function. It is possible
to use AIC-AL to register a generic callback function.
FATFile Allocation Table. A disk directory structure common under DOS
and Windows computers. The directory layour has a tree like
TreeData structure of management objects. Hierachial like a tree or
filesystem (for example, a UFS or FAT filesystem).
Not mandated as a formal tree
UFSUNIX File System - the directory tree scheme on a UNIX machine.
WBEMWeb Based Enterprise Management. Technology defined by the Distributed
Management Task Force (DMTF), consisting of CIM
(data model), XML (query mechanism), and http (data transport).
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