Sending a GetBackupListResponse Frame

The BackupServerCount field in the GetBackupListResponse frame MUST be set to the number of entries in the Backup Browser List, by calculating every time a request is made. The BackupServerList in the frame MUST be filled with the sequence of null-terminated server names from the Backup Browser List.

The frame MUST be sent by issuing a mailslot write as specified in [MS-MAIL] section with the following parameters:

Parameter name


NetBIOS name of the remote server

< computer that issued GetBackupListRequest >[0x00]

Mailslot name



GetBackupListResponse as specified in 2.2.5.

The server SHOULD ignore the error even if the send fails.