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.

NDMP host

A NAS (Network Attached Storage) system that runs an NDMP server application to allow backup and restore. In a NetBackup configuration, the NDMP host is considered a client of NetBackup. However, NetBackup client software is not installed on an NDMP host.

The host computer system that executes the NDMP server application. Data is backed up from the NDMP host to either a local tape drive or to a backup device on a remote NDMP host.