The means by which Windows learns about a device. Enumerator, a concept used in Windows Plug and Play, is a property of a device.
Any significant occurrence in the system or an application that requires users to be notified or an entry to be added to a log.
Event Log service
A service that records events in the system, security, and application logs. The Event Log service is located in Event Viewer. See also event; event logging; Event Viewer; service.
The process of recording an audit entry in the audit trail whenever certain events occur, such as services starting and stopping or users logging on and off and accessing resources. See also auditing; event; Event Viewer; service.
A component you can use to view and manage event logs, gather information about hardware and software problems, and monitor security events. Event Viewer maintains logs about program, security, and system events. See also event; event logging.
A small range of one or more IP addresses within a DHCP scope excluded from the DHCP service. Exclusion ranges ensure that these scope addresses will never be offered to clients by the DHCP server. See also scope.
Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP)
An extension to the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) that allows for arbitrary authentication mechanisms to be employed for the validation of a PPP connection. See also Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP).
Extensible Markup Language (XML)
A meta-markup language that provides a format for describing structured data. This facilitates more precise declarations of content and more meaningful search results across multiple platforms. In addition, XML enables a new generation of Web-based data viewing and manipulation applications. See also Hypertext Markup Language (HTML).