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  • Vacation Emaila common nickname for a service which sends an automatic reply to senders while the intended recipient of a message is away from her office and email.
  • VoIPVoice Over Internet Protocol. MIT's primary phone service is based on this.
  • volume (AFS)An set of files and folders in AFS.
  • VPNVirtual Private Network, refers to a server and client software allowing computers to connect securely over the internet to a server on a private or institutional network, such as MITnet, making it appear to the computer that it is directly connected to this network.


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April 26, 2016

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