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.

HA high availability

In CommandCentral Storage, the concept of configuring the Management Server and Web Engine to be highly available against system failure on a clustered network using Veritas Cluster Server (VCS).

The concept of configuring the CommandCentral Service Server and Web Engine to be highly available against system failure on a clustered network using VERITAS Cluster Server (VCS).

The concept of configuring the product to be highly available against system failure on a clustered network using Veritas Cluster Server (VCS).

The ability of a system to perform its function continuously (without significant interruption) for a significantly longer period of time than the combined reliabilities of its individual components. High availability is most often achieved through failure tolerance and inclusion of redundancy; from redundant disk to systems, networks, and entire sites.