This document specifies the MSDTC Connection Manager: OleTx Transports Protocol. The MSDTC Connection Manager: OleTx Transports Protocol is a remote procedure call (RPC) interface for establishing duplex sessions between two partners and for exchanging messages between them. The MSDTC Connection Manager: OleTx Transports Protocol is a framing and message transport protocol and, as such, is designed to have other protocols layered over the basic session, messaging, and security services that it provides.
Sections 1.8, 2, and 3 of this specification are normative and can contain the terms MAY, SHOULD, MUST, MUST NOT, and SHOULD NOT as defined in RFC 2119. Sections 1.5 and 1.9 are also normative but cannot contain those terms. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.