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Authentication, Authorization, And Accounting

Acronym(s):
AAA
Definition(s):

  The framework for access control in which a server verifies the authentication and authorization of entities that request network access and manages their billing accounts. AAA protocols with EAP support are RADIUS (RFC 3579) and Diameter (RFC 4072).
Source(s): NIST SP 800-120

Synonym(s):

None

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