2.2 Message Syntax

All integer fields are represented in little-endian format. All text strings are represented as a multibyte character set (MBCS) string [MS-UCODEREF] on the current system code page of the server and the client. (The system code page on the client and the system code page on the server are assumed to be common.) They are not case-sensitive. See [MSDN-CS] for more information.

The valid requests from the client are as follows:

The response from the server is always an SVR_RESP message. The response contains a string data field that is parsed by the client to extract the requested information. The contents of this string are not case-sensitive.

These messages are explained in more detail in the following sections.