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Definitions[]

An access port is

[a] logical or physical path for input/output data streams. Computers normally use unique identifiers to distinguish among their many access ports.[1]
[a] logical or physical identifier that a computer uses to distinguish different terminal input/output data streams.[2]

References[]

  1. NASA Automated Information Security Handbook, App. C.
  2. Department of Defense, National Computer Security Center, Glossary of Computer Security Terms (NCSC-TG-004, Ver. 1) (Oct. 21, 1988).
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