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.

TapeAlert

TapeAlert is a tape drive status monitoring and messaging utility. The TapeAlert utility can detect tape quality problems, defects in tape drive hardware, and the need to perform cleaning operations. TapeAlert is a function of the tape drive.