Definition of Client and Server

Refer to Figure 36-2 on page 1111. The illustration shows two applications associated with each of the two CAs.

Figure 36-2. Communications Management Overview

A client application is one that submits a request to its local CM to establish a connection with a service provided by an application associated with a remote CA. In its request, the client application supplies the CM with the 64-bit Service ID that identifies the desired service. The local and remote CMs take the following actions:

  1. At an earlier moment in time (most likely, during initialization of the CA), all server applications local to a CA may have ...

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