What is ACSE (Association Control Service Element)? Definition
What does ACSE stands for? The acronym ACSE stands for Association Control Service Element.
What is ACSE? Definition: ACSE is an application layer protocol in the OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) model used to establish, maintain or terminate a connection between two application programs.
ACSE checks the identities and contexts of the application entities, and could apply an authentication security check.
The ACSE supports two modes of communication: connection-oriented and connectionless.
For the connection-oriented mode, the application-association is established and released by the reference of ACSE connection oriented services. For the connectionless mode, the application-association exists during the invocation of the single ACSE connectionless mode service, A-UNIT-DATA.