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.


The types of PureDisk services that a storage pool includes. All storage pool topologies include one or more of the following services: storage pool authority, content router, metabase engine, metabase server. A controller is installed on a metabase engine. Optionally, a storage pool can also include a NetBackup export engine.

The physical or logical arrangement of resources on the storage network and the connections between them.