This glossary lists terms used throughout the Micro Focus Connect Help Center.

Term Definition
Connection The configuration that enables synchronization of specific endpoints.
Connector A Java library that interacts with a third-party repository (for example, CA Agile Central) to perform synchronizations.
Connector type The name of the third-party repository that a connector interacts with.
Custom Connector A connector developed using the Java API installed with Micro Focus Connect.
Data source A specific instance of a Connector (CA Agile Central running on a specific server, for example).
Synchronization The process of synchronizing assets (typically bi-directionally) between a third-party repository (CA Agile Central, for example) and the master data source.