Protocol Content Previews and Errata

Important updates for developers about the Windows and SQL Protocols Documents

08/24 – 20 Preview Documents Released for Windows Server Operating System

Preview versions of the 20 Windows Protocols documents listed below are now available at: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt784346.aspx [MS-ADTS]: Active Directory Technical Specification [MS-CMRP]: Failover Cluster: Management API (ClusAPI) Protocol [MS-CSVP]: Failover Cluster and Validation Protocol (ClusPrep) [MS-DHA]: Device Health Attestation Protocol [MS-DSCPM]: Desired State Configuration Pull Model Protocol [MS-FASP]: Firewall and Advanced Security Protocol [MS-LCID]: Windows Language Code… Read more

06/15 – 5 new issues for [MS-TDS], [MS-DHCPM] and [MS-SMB2]

[MS-DHCPM]: Microsoft Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Server Management Protocol: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt779067.aspx In Section 6, Appendix A: Full IDL, “DHCP_6937_INFO_VQ” was corrected to “DHCP_SUBNET_INFO_VQ”. [MS-SMB2]: Server Message Block (SMB) Protocol Versions 2 and 3: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn785067.aspx In multiple sections, the description of the Signature field was changed. In 8 subsections in Section 2, Message Syntax, listed below,… Read more

11/21: Errata added for [MS-SMB2]: Server Message Block (SMB) Protocol Versions 2 and 3

In Section 3.3.1.3, Algorithm for Change Notifications in an Object Store and Section 3.3.5.19, Receiving an SMB2 CHANGE_NOTIFY Request, modified the processing rules for change notifications: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn785067.aspx… Read more

11/07 – Errata added for [MS-SMB2]: Server Message Block (SMB) Protocol Versions 2 and 3

Several changes in the following sections at https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn785067.aspx: Section 2.2.33, SMB2 QUERY_DIRECTORY Request Section 3.3.5.9, Receiving an SMB2 CREATE Request Section 3.3.5.18, Receiving an SMB2 QUERY_DIRECTORY Request  … Read more

8/29 – Errata added for [MS-SMB2]: Server Message Block (SMB) Protocol Versions 2 and 3

Three new issues: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn785067.aspx In Section 3.3.5.2.7.2, Handling Compounded Related Requests, the async processing rules for handling compounded requests have been changed. Multiple changes (including the addition of a new section) to document the regular SMB2 commands that are disallowed for a Shared Virtual Disk. In Section 3.3.5.5.3, Handling GSS-API Authentication, the processing rules for handing… Read more