Glossary of Terms
DNS is an acronym for Domain Name System which is a hierarchical naming system for naming computer and other resources on a TCP/IP based network. One of the most common uses of DNS is translating clear text names of resources to numerical IP addresses.
An exception is a condition that occurs in the operation of the product in which either an unexpected or undesirable condition has occurred.
A URL for an HTTP or HTTPS based resource
GUI (or UI) is an acronym for Graphical User Interface and refers to any application component which draws a Window or interacts with a user visually.
TCP/IP is an acronym for Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol and designates a set of communications protocols used on the Internet and many similarly designed networks or networks that require interoperability with the Internet.
A trace (or stack trace) is a detailed listing of events at a particular moment in time during the execution of an application function. Traces are used in debugging failed job executions.
A URL is an acronym for Uniform Resource Locater and is a string of characters that provides minimally a schema and a hostname. The full syntax of a URL appears below. A simple example would be https://www.pasportal.com
WCF is an acronym for Windows Communication Foundation and is a set of technologies used for hosting XML-based services on Windows-based operating systems.
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