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.

Client Cache File System

In a streamed application, access to the computer’s file system is rerouted to the Streaming System persistent Client cache. This cache acts as a sparsely populated file system because only those streamlets that the application requires are kept there. Unreferenced streamlets remain on the server, conserving network bandwidth. The cache remains persistent between sessions.

In a streamed application, access to the computer’s file system is rerouted to the persistent Altiris Agent cache. This cache acts as a sparsely populated file system because only those streamlets that the application requires are kept there. Unreferenced streamlets remain on the server, conserving network bandwidth and disk space. The cache remains persistent between sessions.