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 named subset of nodes and ports (zone members) on a single fabric. On a SAN, fabrics secure data from unwanted access by restricting the interconnectivity between nodes belonging to different zones.

A virtual area defined by the administrator in Volume Manager in which to manage domains, Volume Clients, Volume Servers, volumes and disk groups.