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1.1 Glossary

The following terms are defined in [MS-GLOS]:

ASCII
device
device driver
HRESULT
Interface Definition Language (IDL)
remote procedure call (RPC)
smart card
Unicode
Unicode string
universally unique identifier (UUID)

The following terms are specific to this document:

Answer To Reset (ATR): The transmission sent by an ISO-7816–compliant Integrated Circuit Card (as specified in [ISO/IEC-7816-3] section 8) to a smart card reader in response to an ISO-7816-3–based RESET condition.

build number: A unique number identifying the version of an application, in this case the Terminal Services (TS) client.

call packet: A combination of I/O control (IOCTL) and a data structure request from a protocol client that corresponds to that IOCTL.

card type: A string that specifies a specific type of smart card that is recognized by Smart Cards for Windows.

device I/O: Device input/output.

device name: The friendly, human-readable name of a device.

I/O control code (IOCTL and IOControlCode): The 32-bit number that specifies the function to execute on the protocol server.

Microsoft Terminal Services (TS): A component that allows a user to access applications or data stored on a remote computer over a network connection.

Multistring: A series of null-terminated character strings terminated by a final null character stored in a contiguous block of memory.

operating system version: A uniquely identifiable numbered string that is used to identify a particular operating system.

protocol client: An endpoint that initiates a protocol.

protocol server: An endpoint that processes the call packet from a protocol client.

reader group name: The friendly, human-readable name for a reader group.

Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP): A multi-channel protocol that allows a user to connect to a computer running Microsoft Terminal Services (TS).

return packet: An encoded structure containing the result of a call packet operation executed on the protocol client.

smart card reader: A device used as a communication medium between the smart card and a Host; for example, a computer. Also referred to as a Reader.

smart card reader name: The friendly, human-readable name of the smart card reader. Also referred to as a Reader Name.

Smart Cards for Windows: An implementation of the ICC Resource Manager according to [PCSC5].

static virtual channel: The virtual channel advertised at session establishment, as part of the RNS_UD_CS_NET data, a part of the Conference Create Request User Data.

TS client: A Microsoft Terminal Services program that initiates a connection.

TS server: A Microsoft Terminal Services program that responds to a request from a TS client.

virtual channel: A communication channel available in a Terminal server session between an application running at the server and extension module running in the Terminal Server client.

MAY, SHOULD, MUST, SHOULD NOT, MUST NOT: These terms (in all caps) are used as described in [RFC2119]. All statements of optional behavior use either MAY, SHOULD, or SHOULD NOT.

 
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