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 group

A logical grouping that identifies a set of volumes that reside at the same physical location.

The collective identity of a set of physical volumes, which provide disk storage for the logical volumes. A set of physical volumes whose space can be combined and logically divided up into logical volumes. Only logical volumes and physical volumes that are a part of a volume group can map together, a physical volume can belong to only one volume group.