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Difference between Network Connection and Session

In order to get the meaning of terms Connection and Session let's define first the term Flow.

Difference between Network Connection and Session 

The definition of a Flow is historically accepted as:

A unidirectional sequence of packets movements between 2 network endpoints
1 movement contains the following 7 things:

1. Source IP address
2. Destination IP address
3. L3 Protocol type
4. Source port
5. Destination port
6. Tos (Type of Service)
7. Input interface

The terms Connection and Session can have many different meanings depending on the framework that they are used.

in this case it means

Connection: A bidirectional Flow ( two way movement ( transmit and received)  from source to destination )

Session: Many connections between the same source and same destination ( means many connections created )
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