Server - Generates the content to be transmitted to the
end user browser.
Proxy - The World Wide Web (WWW) Proxy server allows an
end user running a web browser (Netscape or Internet Explorer,
for instance) to get controlled access to the information
resources available on the Internet. The proxy server performs
security and network performance functions.
Service Provider (ISP) - A company that provides
connectivity to the worldwide Internet.
- A network operating like the World Wide Web but having access
restricted to a limited group of authorized users (such as
employees of a company).
Access Service Preferred Provider - Network Access Service
provides an alternative to the Public Internet for accessing
the Boeing Security Perimeter. Network Access Service provides
performance monitored electronic network access to the Boeing
Security Perimeter for Boeing customers (includes airlines,
suppliers and trading partners).
Network - A secure electronic communications network that
connects specific computer networks and organizational computer
facilities. This type of network is provided by one or more
telecommunication providers. If more than one telecommunications
provider is used a peering agreement is established between
the two service providers. Specified bandwidth and quality
of service agreements are agreed to.
Resolution Support - A process by which system problems
are addressed and solved.
Internet - An electronic communications network that connects
computer networks and organizational computer facilities around
Proxy - The Reverse Proxy (RP) software runs on a server
located on the Boeing security perimeter and allows business
partners and customers access to internally-located web content
from the Internet or other external network.
Perimeter - Consists of exterior physical and logical
barriers, access control cells, and an interior physical and
logical barrier. These systems control the flow of data to
and from the interior "access control cells". Their primary
functions are to manage the connection transfers to and from
the "access control cells", and support logging of these transfers
and any unexpected connection requests.