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.

hot pluggable

To pull a component out of a system and plug in a new one while the power is still on and the unit is still operating. Redundant systems can be designed to swap disk drives, circuit boards, power supplies, CPUs, or virtually anything else that is duplexed within the computer. Also known as hot swappable.