Glossary

2FA - Two-factor authentication

AD - Active Directory

ADI - Active Directory Integration

ADUC - Active Directory Users and Computers management interface

ESA - ESET Secure Authentication

ESA component - Windows Login plugin, Remote Desktop plugin, Web App plugin, AD FS protection, RADIUS Server, Identity Provider Connector

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

ECP - Exchange Control Panel

FQDN - Fully qualified domain name

GPO - Group Policy Object

IdP - Identity Provider

MRK - Master recovery key

Online (Online mode) - An ESA component is in online mode if it can contact the Authentication Server via TCP/IP connection, or if it is installed on the same machine as the Authentication Server.

Offline (Offline mode) - An ESA component is in offline mode if it is not installed on the same machine as the Authentication Server and it cannot even contact the Authentication Server via TCP/IP connection.

OS - Operating System.

OTP - an one time password, either with limited time validity (time-based OTP) or without limited time validity (event-based OTP).

OWA - Outlook Web Access

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.