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.


A logical statement that lets you respond to an event based on predetermined criteria.

A named list of vxassist command-line attributes.

A rule is a statement written in the ISP language that specifies how a volume is to be created. A rule can define selection of storage or layout of storage. Rules are usually gathered together as templates for creating volumes, rather than being specified individually.