What is ACL?

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ACL, or Access Control List, is a way of processing in which users are able to access objects in a computer file system, providing exclusivity to those with permission to view particular content.

 Want to know when ACL was first used? See next page.

Technology Term:

Access Control List

Standard Definition Exists?

Access Control List is a list of permissions attached to an object.

Accepted Acronym:

ACL

Year first used/coined:

ACL

Attributed to:

Microsoft

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