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.

CommandCentral Storage Alarm Service

A Server component (Windows service/UNIX daemon) that retrieves and correlates SNMP and other data and sends alerts to the CommandCentral Storage Alert Manager for further processing using defined policies. The Alarm Service has a command-line interface—<code>vxascmd</code>—with which you can connect to an Alarm Service server to obtain server and object information and perform various Alarm Service commands and queries.