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MindSphere Remote Services - Glossary and Cross-Reference List

Term Description
AES Advanced Encryption Standard
AH Authentication Header
AH&SH Asset Health & Service Hub (a MindSphere solution on top of MRS)
A/V Audio/Video
CIDR Classless Inter-Domain Routing
DEX MindSphere Digital Exchange (market place)
DDNS Dynamic Domain Name Service
DH Diffie-Hellman (group for router configuration)
DNS Domain Name Service
DTT Dynamic Transparent Tunnel (protocol routing)
DTT-R Dynamic Transparent Tunnel Reverse (protocol routing)
EP Endpoint (for tunnel)
ESP Encapsulating Security Payload
ETL Extract Transform Load
GW GateWay
HMI Human Machine Interface (such as displays)
IANA Internet-Assigned Numbers Authority
IDL Industrial Data Lake (of MindSphere)
IEA Industrial Edge Application
IEAP Industrial Edge Application Publisher (a Siemens software)
IED Industrial Edge Device
IEH Industrial Edge Hub (a Siemens software)
IEM Industrial Edge Manager (a Siemens software)
IIoT Industrial Internet of Things
IoT Internet of Things
IP Internet Protocol
IPC Industrial PC
IPsec Internet Protocol security (tunnel technology)
ISAKMP Internet Security Association and Key Management Protocol
ISP Internet Service Provider
FGAC Fine-Grained Access Control
MDL MindSphere Device Link (protocol routing)
MRS MindSphere Remote Services
MSL MindSphere Service Link (protocol routing)
OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer
OSI Open Systems Interconnection
OSS Open Source Software
PLC Programmable Logic Controller
PU Proxy-Unaware (protocol routing)
RDP Remote Desktop Protocol
RHEL Red Hat Enterprise Linux (a distribution)
SaaS Software-as-a-Service
SCADA Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition
SHA Secure Hash Algorithm
SIP Session Initiation Protocol
SSH Secure Shell
SSL Secure Socket Layer
TIA Totally Integrated Automation
TS Time Series
VNC Virtual Network Client
VPN Virtual Private Network
WSS WebSocket Secure (tunnel technology)

MRS Term Key Reference Chapters
Device Network Remote Service Overview or Concepts used in MRS
Fine-Grained Access Control Concepts used in MRS
Machine Operator Concepts used in MRS
Network Blueprint Concepts used in MRS
Product Options and Resources Product structure and procurement
Product Type Concepts used in MRS
Protocol Application Concepts used in MRS
Service Network Remote Service Overview or Concepts used in MRS
Service Provider Concepts used in MRS
Supported MRS Protocols Product structure and procurement
User Roles Concepts used in MRS


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Last update: July 29, 2022