7 Appendix A: Product Behavior
The information in this specification is applicable to the following Microsoft products or supplemental software. References to product versions include released service packs:
Windows Vista operating system
Windows Server 2008 operating system
Exceptions, if any, are noted below. If a service pack or Quick Fix Engineering (QFE) number appears with the product version, behavior changed in that service pack or QFE. The new behavior also applies to subsequent service packs of the product unless otherwise specified. If a product edition appears with the product version, behavior is different in that product edition.
Unless otherwise specified, any statement of optional behavior in this specification that is prescribed using the terms SHOULD or SHOULD NOT implies product behavior in accordance with the SHOULD or SHOULD NOT prescription. Unless otherwise specified, the term MAY implies that the product does not follow the prescription.
<1> Section 3.1.3: In server role, Windows resets the metadata version to one each time the protocol is initialized.
<5> Section 184.108.40.206: In server role, Windows sends a URI list containing all server addresses from the table of connected subnets.
<9> Section 220.127.116.11: In server role, Windows does not send these messages, and ignores them if received.
<11> Section 18.104.22.168: In server role, Windows closes the ports if and only if no other WS-Discovery–based protocols are active on the host.
<12> Section 22.214.171.124: In server role, Windows does not increment its metadata version when the address list changes.
<15> Section 126.96.36.199: In server role, Windows does not increment its metadata version when the address list changes.
<21> Section 188.8.131.52: In client role, Windows verifies that the /s:Body/d:Hello/a:EndpointReference/msbits:Fqdn element matches the Active Directory domain to which the client belongs. Windows supports the protocol only on hosts that are members of an Active Directory domain.
<24> Section 184.108.40.206: In client role, Windows closes the ports if and only if no other WS-Discovery–based protocols are active on the host.