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.

soft zoning

A fabric zoning method that filters the visibility of objects on the storage network so that an object can only see other objects that share at least one zone membership with it. Unlike hard zoning, soft zoning is not enforced at the switches themselves. See also hard zoning.