Definitions for "Session layer"
Keywords:  osi, dialogue, dialog, model, layer
The layer of the OSI model dedicated to maintaining a bidirectional communcation connection between two cmputers. The Session layer uses the services of the Transport layer to provide this service.
The OSI layer that provides means for dialogue control between end systems.
Layer 5 of the OSI reference model. This layer establishes, manages, and terminates sessions between applications and manages data exchange between presentation layer entities. Corresponds to the data flow control layer of the SNA model. See also application layer, data link layer, network layer, physical layer, presentation layer, and transport layer.
Keywords:  box, top, set
SET set-top box