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.

Symantec Product Authentication Service

A component of the Veritas Security Services (VxSS) that is used by the Veritas products to provide user authentication. Symantec Product Authentication Service is a set of processes and runtime libraries that enables users to log on to multiple Veritas products with one logon.

A component of Veritas Security Services (VxSS) that is used by CommandCentral Storage to provide user authentication. Authentication Service is a set of processes and runtime libraries that enables users to log on to multiple Veritas products with one login. See also Symantec Product Authorization Service