5 Appendix A: Product Behavior
The information in this specification is applicable to the following Microsoft products or supplemental software. References to product versions include released service packs:
Windows Vista operating system
Windows Server 2008 operating system
Windows 7 operating system
Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system
Windows 8 operating system
Windows Server 2012 operating system
Windows 8.1 operating system
Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system
Exceptions, if any, are noted below. If a service pack or Quick Fix Engineering (QFE) number appears with the product version, behavior changed in that service pack or QFE. The new behavior also applies to subsequent service packs of the product unless otherwise specified. If a product edition appears with the product version, behavior is different in that product edition.
Unless otherwise specified, any statement of optional behavior in this specification that is prescribed using the terms SHOULD or SHOULD NOT implies product behavior in accordance with the SHOULD or SHOULD NOT prescription. Unless otherwise specified, the term MAY implies that the product does not follow the prescription.
<1> Section 1.5: For Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, support for the client-side elements of this protocol is available only via the optional installation of the Background Intelligent Transfer Service via Windows Management Framework. Support for the server-side elements of this protocol is not available for Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008.
<2> Section 2.3: In Windows 7, the [MS-PCCRR] implementation can only accept segment IDs generated using SHA-256, whereas the Windows Server 2008 R2 implementation of the hash generation part can generate segment IDs using one of three hashing algorithms: SHA-256, SHA-384, or SHA-512.
<3> Section 2.4: Content Information version 2.0 is supported only on Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.
<4> Section 2.5: The server secret key is exported to a file using the netsh branchcache exportkey command. This command is not supported on Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.