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.

append period

The length of time that data can be added to the media. The append period starts when the first backup job is written to the media.

In Backup Exec, the length of time that data may be added to the media. The append period starts when the first backup job is written to this media.