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.

channel bonding

The combination of two B channels into a 128-Kbps transmission for ISDN. If a second channel is available at the time that pcAnywhere attempts to bond, the ISDN session transmits at the 128-KB rate.

In Symantec pcAnywhere, a set of rules that are designed to let computers exchange data with as few errors as possible. Some protocols, such as RS-232-C, refer to hardware standards; others, such as XMODEM, refer to file transfer protocols. See also flow control.