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    WebApp Secure Appliance Terminology

    The following terminology is used in this section:

    • Appliance: The software/hardware system. It is synonymous with WebApp Secure in most contexts.
    • backend: In almost all cases (except where explicitly mentioned otherwise) the backend is defined as the server which houses the web application that is being protected by WebApp Secure.
    • Application: The protected web application. It can also reference the web server program, whether it is Apache, JBOSS, Microsoft, or other web serving software.
    • GUI: Graphical User Interface. In cases referencing the WebApp Secure system, this term refers to the Web Interface.
    • HA: High Availability, a configuration that aims to reduce the chance full system failures.
    • TUI: Text User Interface, usually invoked from the command line using sudo setup.

    Published: 2013-11-20