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.

logical volume

A simple volume that resides on an extended partition on a basic disk and is limited to the space within the extended partitions. A logical volume can be formatted and assigned a drive letter, and it can be subdivided into logical drives. See also LUN.

A simple volume that resides on an extended partition on a basic disk and is limited to the space within the extended partitions. A logical volume can be formatted and assigned a drive letter, and it can be subdivided into logical drives.

See also LUN

See volume.

A logical structure that is a map of storage areas on physical volumes. A logical volume can be conceptualized as a storage device of flexible size. The data in a logical volume can be mapped to one or more physical volumes. A virtual disk device that represents a contiguous virtual disk space that maps to single or multiple areas on a single or multiple physical volumes.