(SAP) The OSI term for the component of a network address which identifies the individual application on a host which is sending or receiving a packet.
TCP/IP’s equivalent term is “port”.
Different SAPs distinguish between different services or applications on a host, e.g. electronic mail, FTP, HTTP.
- Service advertising protocol
networking (SAP) A Novell NetWare protocol. SAP follows the spirit of the Xerox Clearinghouse protocol, it permits file, print, and gateway servers to advertise their services and addresses. (1996-01-13)
- Service area
noun 1. a place on a motorway providing garage services, restaurants, toilet facilities, etc 2. the area within which a satisfactory signal can be received from a given radio transmitter
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noun 1. a book containing the forms of worship used in divine services.