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.

IIS Internet Information Services

Web services software from Microsoft that is the Hypertext Transport Protocol (HTTP) server for the Microsoft Windows platform. Microsoft IIS is required on the Symantec Policy Manager in order for the Policy Manager to be installed successfully.