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.


A status that indicates that a program, job, policy, or scan is running. For example, when a scheduled scan executes, it is considered active.

On a Secondary RLINK, the ACTIVE state indicates that it is ready to receive updates from the Primary.