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.

shared disk

A physical hard drive on a computer that can be remotely accessed from another computer. In a highly available cluster, the shared disk is normally a drive that does not physically reside in any of the cluster nodes. Any resources that can failover among cluster nodes must reside on a shared disk.