An Internet name that resolves to another primary Internet name such as a hostname. Whether a name is an alias name or a primary name is transparent to the user. Aliases are useful for indicating a range of services that refer to the same physical servers.
The unique name on the client that represents a specific DBEnvironment on the server. The alias name is part of each alias profile in the AliasDB file.
Because many antivirus companies have a different namegiving, we list also all known alias names next to the official name( virus name) in our database.