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.

free space

An area of a disk under Volume Manager control that is not allocated to any disk or reserved for use by any other Volume Manager object.

An area of a disk under Veritas Volume Manager control that is not allocated to any subdisk or reserved for use by any other VxVM object.

Available space that can be used to create a primary or extended partition or a logical drive on a basic disk or to create a dynamic volume on a dynamic disk.