access failure

access failure: In a communications system, an unsuccessful access that results in termination of an access attempt in any manner other than initiation of user information transfer between the intended source and destination (sink) within the specified maximum access time. Note: Access failure can be the result of access denial, access outage, user blocking, or incorrect access.

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