Glossary

The glossary below contains many of the terms you will find in common use throughout the Symantec Security Response website. Please refer to this list to find definitions of terms and answers to other Internet security-related questions.

multipathing

Multiple physical access paths to a disk connected to a host system. Any software residing on the host (for example, the DMP driver) that hides multiple physical access paths from the user is said to provide multipathing functionality.

See also Dynamic Multipathing (DMP)

Where there are multiple physical access paths to a disk connected to a system, the disk is called multipathed. Any software residing on the host, (for example, the DMP driver) that hides this fact from the user is said to provide multipathing functionality.