The Service Control Manager Remote Protocol is a remote procedure call (RPC)–based client/server protocol that is used for remotely managing the Service Control Manager (SCM). The SCM is an RPC server that enables service configuration and control of service programs. For more information, see [MSDN-WINSVC].
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.