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

8/15 – Errata added for [MS-SMB2]: Server Message Block (SMB) Protocol Versions 2 and 3

Multiple updates: See archived PDF doc at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=828556 for details In Section 3.3.5.5.3, Handling GSS-API Authentication, corrected and updated the processing rules. In Section 3.3.5.9.13, Handling the SMB2_CREATE_APP_INSTANCE_ID and SMB2_CREATE_APP_INSTANCE_VERSION Create Contexts, updated the processing rules…. Read more

6/27 – Errata added for [MS-SMB2]: Server Message Block (SMB) Protocol Versions 2 and 3

Three changes at https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn785067.aspx: In various sections, updated the content to clarify support for SMB2 or higher over NetBT (port 139). In Section 3.3.5.9, Receiving an SMB2 CREATE Request, corrected the processing rules. In Section 3.3.4.7, Object Store Indicates a Lease Break, corrected the processing rules…. Read more