3.1.1 Abstract Data Model
This section specifies a conceptual model of possible data organization that an implementation maintains in order to participate in this protocol. The described organization is provided to explain how the protocol behaves. This document does not mandate that implementations adhere to this model as long as their external behavior is consistent with what is described in this document.
The following elements extend the global abstract data model that is specified in [MS-CIFS] section 3.1.1.