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.

spanned volume

A volume made up of disk space on more than one physical disk. Space can be added to a spanned volume by extending it at any time. Spanned volumes can be created only on dynamic disks. Spanned volumes by themselves are not fault tolerant. However, they can be mirrored to be made fault tolerant.

A volume made up of disk space on more than one physical disk. You can add more space to a spanned volume by extending it at any time. You can create spanned volumes only on dynamic disks. Spanned volumes by themselves are not fault tolerant. However, they can be mirrored to be made fault tolerant.