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.

Global Lock Manager

A distributed locking mechanism, called the Global Lock Manager (GLM) is used for metadata and cache coherency across the multiple nodes. GLM provides a way to ensure all nodes have a consistent view of the file system.