Document Conventions and Abbreviations

Depending on the context, Dr.Web can mean either the name of the company – Doctor Web, or the name of the product – Dr.Web for IBM Lotus Domino.

The following conventions and symbols are used in this document:




Names of buttons and other elements of the graphical user interface (GUI), and required user input that must be entered exactly as given in the guide.

Green and bold

Names of Dr.Web products and components.

Hyperlinks to topics and web pages.


Code examples, input to the command line and application output.


Placeholders which represent information that must be supplied by the user. For command-line input, it indicates parameter values.

In addition, it may indicate a term in position of a definition.

Capital letters

Names of keys and key sequences.

Plus sign ('+')

Indicates a combination of keys. For example, ALT+F1 means to hold down the ALT key while pressing the F1 key.

Exclamation mark

A warning about potential errors or any other important comment.

The following abbreviations are used in the manual:

ACL - Access Control List;
CPU - Central Processing Unit;
GUI - Graphical User Interface;
HTML - Hypertext Mark-up Language;
HTTP - Hypertext Transfer Protocol;
NSF - Notes Storage Facility (the file type for Lotus Notes and Lotus Domino databases);
NTF - Notes Template Format (templates of NSF files);
OS - operating system;
RAM - Random Access Memory;
SMTP - Simple Mail Transfer Protocol;
UNC - Universal Naming Convention;
URL - Uniform Resource Locator;
VDB - Virus databases (files which contain virus signatures used by Dr.Web antivirus scanning engine);
VGA - Video Graphics Array.