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Primitives are abstract, implementation-independent interactions between the user of a layer-dependent service and its provider. They are used to describe the communication processes. The service pr imitives have specific meanings that trigger actions at the communication partner.

Service primitives in the OSI reference model

Service primitives in the OSI reference model

The service primitives are used to request services from the communication partner by means of Request, the responses are the Responses, the interaction is indicated by means of Indicate and the responses are confirmed by means of Confirm.

Englisch: primitive
Updated at: 26.11.2019
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