The Remote Assistance Initiation Protocol is a set of Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM) interfaces, as specified in [MS-DCOM], for initiating a Remote Assistance connection to another computer in a domain. The Remote Assistance Initiation Protocol allows an authorized expert to start Remote Assistance (RA) on a remote novice computer to retrieve data that is required to make a Remote Assistance connection from the expert computer to the novice computer.
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.