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.

volume device driver

The driver that forms the virtual disk drive between the application and the physical device driver level. The volume device driver is accessed through a virtual disk device node whose character device nodes appear in <code>/dev/vx/rdsk</code>, and whose block device nodes appear in <code>/dev/vx/dsk</code>.