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.

RAS remote access server

A feature built into Windows NT that enables users to log on to an NT-based LAN using a modem, X.25 connection, or WAN link. RAS works with several major network protocols, including TCP/IP, IPX, and NetBEUI.