Glossary

2FA - Two-factor authentication

AD - Active Directory

ADI - Active Directory Integration

ADUC - Active Directory Users and Computers management interface

COS - Client operating system

ESA - ESET Secure Authentication

ESA component - Windows Login plugin, Remote Desktop plugin, Web App plugin, ADFS protection

ESA core or AS - Authentication Server that verifies the validity of an entered OTP.

FQDN - Fully qualified domain name

GPO - Group Policy Object

MRK - Master recovery key

Online (Online mode) - A machine where the core components of ESA (at least the Authentication Server) are installed and the ESET Secure Authentication Service service is running. Available via TCP/IP connection.

Offline (Offline mode) - A machine where the core components of ESA are installed, the ESET Secure Authentication Service service is not running on that machine, or connection via TCP/IP is not available.

OS - Operating System.

OTP - an one time password with limited time validity

Mobile Application Push - push notification with limited time validity

RDP - Remote Desktop Protocol. A proprietary protocol developed by Microsoft which provides a user with a graphical interface to connect to another computer over a network connection.

SOS - Server operating system