The Update Agent Management Protocol uses DCOM as its transport layer. It provides a set of types and interfaces that allow callers to manage an update agent and to invoke some update agent operations, such as an update search.
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.