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Table Of Contents  CertiGuide to Network+
 9  Chapter 0010:  ISO, OSI, and IEEE Standards
      9  II  Open Systems Interconnect

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Layer 5 - Session Layer

The session layer is a hold over from the mainframe/mini era. It manages requests and responses between applications. Not seen (much) in PC networking.

Figure 29: Layer 5 - Session Layer

 


Layer 5

Know that Layer 5 is named the Session layer. Also know that it establishes and terminates communications between host protocols.



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