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.

Action Agent

A component, residing on the server, that provides end users with the ability to create rules triggered by alerts from the Veritas Provider Access Layer (VxPAL). These rules, or policies, associate certain sets of conditions with storage resources and define actions to be taken when these conditions are detected. The Action Agent is seamlessly integrated with the product so that users of the Console can monitor, define, and modify policies. Also Rule Manager.