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.

node

An object in a network. In Veritas Cluster Server, refers specifically to one of any number of hosts in a cluster. See also object.

Any given I/O stack object as represented in the tree.

A computer in a storage pool that hosts PDLinux and other PureDisk services.

1. In a tree structure, a point where two or more lines meet. 2. In a network, an addressable device that is attached to the network and can recognize, process, or forward data transmissions.

An object in a network. In Veritas Cluster Server, node refers specifically to one of any number of hosts in a cluster. See also object.

One of the hosts in a cluster.

An object in a network. In Veritas; Cluster Server, node refers specifically to one of any number of hosts in a cluster.

See also object

In the VxVM tree, a node is an element attached to the tree.

In a cluster environment, a node is a host machine in a cluster.

The physical host or system on which applications and service groups reside. When systems are linked by VCS, they become nodes in a cluster.

The physical host or system on which applications and service groups reside. When systems are linked by VERITAS Cluster Server, they becomes nodes in a cluster.

One of the hosts in a cluster.