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.

NetApp unified storage

A class of storage devices in which hosts and users gain access to storage through a specialized set of protocols. The NetApp unified storage system handles both SAN and NAS transactions and makes the specifics of each networked storage model (Fibre Channel SAN, iSCSI SAN, and NAS) transparent to the user.

A class of storage devices in which hosts and users gain access to storage through a specialized set of protocols. Data on these devices is organized into independent file systems called volumes; each volume can have subdirectories called qtrees. NetApp filers are examples of unified storage devices.