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.

active/passive

In Storage Foundation for Windows, the mode in which DMP allocates data transfer to and from an array across the preferred path. This path is always active, and the other path or paths act as backups that are called into service if the current operating path fails. This option does not provide load balancing.

The mode in which DMP allocates data transfer to and from an array across a path designated as the "Preferred Path." The Preferred Path is always active, and the other path or paths act as backups that are called into service if the current operating path fails. This option does not provide load balancing.

See also Active/Passive, Load Balancing.