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AAA (Authentication, Authorization, Accounting)


Term
AAA (Authentication, Authorization, Accounting)

Abbreviation
AAA

Definition
AAA (Authentication, Authorization, Accounting) is a part of the Diameter Protocol, which refers to a security architecture for distributed systems for controlling which users are allowed access to which services and tracking which resources they have used. It is a framework for applications such as network access or Internet Protocol (IP) mobility in both local and roaming situations.

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