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.

VAS VERITAS Authentication Service

A component of the VERITAS Security Services (VxSS) that is used by the CommandCentral offerings to provide user authentication. VAS is a set of processes and runtime libraries that enables users to log on to multiple VERITAS products with one logon.

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