152073. Definitions

  1. Patch: A temporary addition to a piece of code, usually as a quick-and-dirty remedy to an existing bug or misfeature.
  2. Network: Refers to all automation resources maintained by the Division and includes hardware, software and infrastructure.
  3. Patch Tracking Log: Electronic log used to track all actions taken in response to a Patch notification.
  4. Virus Definition File: An electronic file that includes the information necessary for Antivirus Software to detect and repair viruses.
  5. Maintenance Rollup Package: Refers to a collection of enhancements that are pushed out to PCs at regular intervals. These are generally non-critical and do not require immediate action.
  6. CA Patch Notification Distribution List: E-mail distribution list that contains the names of all CATS staff that require notifications during patch procedures.