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.

directory server

Software that manages users’ accounts and network permissions. Active Directory is an example of a directory server accessed using Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP). See also Active Directory, Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).