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.

solution plug-in

A piece of software that resides on a managed computer and adds functionality to the Altiris Agent. A plug-in provides specific functions for the solution with which it is associated. For example, the Inventory Solution plug-in collects inventory information from a managed computer. A managed computer can host multiple plug-ins.