Re: Session session session...

Subject: Re: Session session session...
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 08:54:58 -0700

I'd just stick with "session," since it's the correct term and any
synonym might confuse readers, but distinguish nested / parallel
sessions as "SSH session," "server authentication session," "handheld
authentication session," or the like.

I'd also consider adding a diagram.

On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 8:46 AM, McLauchlan,
Kevin<Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:
>  :-)
> paragraph where the word was used three times, and each time meant a
> different "session"
>  - one an SSH command-line session (or other, better word) between an
> administrator's workstation and the networked security appliance that
> s/he is administering,
>  - one an encrypted client-server session between a computer (could be
> the same one the admin is using, but not necessarily) and the appliance,
> for the purpose of securely passing authentication data, and
>  - one a local physical link (and the encrypted session it engages)
> between the computer that's doing the authentication serving and a
> handheld device that reads/writes hardware authentication tokens, and
> accepts keypad input (something-you-have and something-you-know
> two-and-three-factor security).

ComponentOne Doc-To-Help 2009 is your all-in-one authoring and publishing
solution. Author in Doc-To-Help's XML-based editor, Microsoft Word or
HTML and publish to the Web, Help systems or printed manuals.

Help & Manual 5: The complete help authoring tool for individual
authors and teams. Professional power, intuitive interface. Write
once, publish to 8 formats. Multi-user authoring and version control!

You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
or visit

To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com

Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit for more resources and info.

Please move off-topic discussions to the Chat list, at:

Session session session...: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
RE: Session session session...: From: Fred Ridder
Re: Session session session...: From: Rick Stone
RE: Session session session...: From: Suzanne Chiles
RE: Session session session...: From: McLauchlan, Kevin

Previous by Author: Re: Government Contracts, Standards, and Online Help
Next by Author: Re: Eclipse for doc releases?
Previous by Thread: RE: Session session session...
Next by Thread: RE: Session session session...

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads