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.

CLI Command Line Interface

A utility that provides an alternate way to execute ESM commands in UNIX and Windows NT environments. The CLI supports most of the ESM commands that are available in the ESM Console. In addition, you can create Agent records, remove modules, or execute batch files that contain CLI commands from the Command Line Interface.