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Access control list

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  1. [computing] A security scheme for file level security (as opposed to traditional user, group levels, or the somewhat stricter role levels.) Abbreviated ACL.


  1. Access control list: An access control list, with respect to a computer file system, is a list of permissions attached to an object. An ACL specifies which users or system processes are granted access to objects, as well as what operations are allowed on given objects. Each entry in a typical ACL specifies a subject and an operation. For instance, if a file has an ACL that contains, this would give Alice permission to read and write the file and Bob to only read it.
    • also known as 存取控制串列
  2. Access Control List is a file format.

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Google previewNetwork Defense: Securing and Troubleshooting Network Operating Systems (2010)

by EC-Council

A Discretionary Access Control List is a list of user accounts and group accounts that have authorization to use an object. An Access...

Google previewLinux Dictionary

by Binh Nguyen

contains a DACL (discretionary access control list) enumeration which users and groups may access the object. See: Access Control List for more information. Key point: There are different kinds of access.

Google previewInternet Security Dictionary (2007)

by Vir V. Phoha

access control list (1) A data structure associated with a resource ...

Google previewComputer Technology Encyclopedia (2008)

by Michael Graves

Each time a logged-on user attempts to access a resource, such as a file or a printer, the server checks the access control list and compares it with the user's permissions to see if that user is allowed to use that resource. access light Also called ...

Google previewDictionary of it Terms (2009)

by S.k.bansal

access control list: An access control list (ACL) is a table that tells a computer operating system ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Information Security (2007)

by G. Manoilov, B. Radichkova

d'acces r аппаратура fуправления доступом 33 access control information а Information f der Zugriffskontrolle f information f de contrôle d'acces r информация f для управления доступом 34 access control list d Liste f der Zugriffskontrolle ...

Google previewWebster's New World Hacker Dictionary (2006)

by Bernadette Hlubik Schell, Clemens Martin

Access Control List (ACL) (general term):Used to list accounts having access not only to the computer system in general but also to the information resources to which that list pertains.For Accountability example,a system administrator can ...

Google previewDictionary of Computer Networking

Access Control List Abbr. ACL. A list or table containing information about the users, processes, and objects that can access a specific file or object.

Google previewDictionary of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology (2000)

by Philip A. Laplante

access control list a list of items associated with a file or other object; ...

Google previewThe Froehlich/Kent Encyclopedia of Telecommunications (1994)

Volume 9 - IEEE 802.3 and Ethernet Standards to Interrelationship of the SS7 Protocol Architecture and the OSI Reference Model and Protocols by Fritz E. Froehlich, Allen Kent

ACCESS CONTROL LIST. A list of subjects authorized to access some object. ACCESS MATRIX. A matrix that defines access rights of ...

Google previewDictionary of Computing (101-)

Updated with the latest technologies by Handz Valentín

ACL (Access Control List). Access Control List (ACL), also known as Access List, is a mechanism that implements access control for a system resource by listing the identities of the system entities that are permitted or denied access to the ...

Google previewThe Information Security Dictionary (2006)

Defining the Terms that Define Security for E-Business, Internet, Information and Wireless Technology by Urs E. Gattiker

Access Control List (ACL) is a method that a computer's operating system ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (2007)

Schematic of health information management system entry with restrictions and user rights; access control list. ACCESS ESTABLISHMENT: A policy that sets the rules for determining the right of a person ...

Google previewFiber Optics Illustrated Dictionary (2002)

by J.K. Petersen

access control list ACL. A list, table, or database that provides a reference for various levels of security within a system. It can be as simple as a list of names in ...

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