7 Appendix B: 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 2000 operating system

  • Windows XP operating system

  • Windows Server 2003 operating system

  • 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

  • Windows 10 operating system

  • Windows Server 2016 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 3.1.4: Windows implementation uses the RPC protocol to retrieve the identity of the caller as described in section of [MS-RPCE]. The server uses the underlying Windows security subsystem to determine the permissions for the caller. If the caller does not have the required permissions to execute a specific method, the method call fails with ERROR_ACCESS_DENIED (0x00000005).

<2> Section Opnums reserved for local use apply to Windows as follows:




Only used locally by Windows, never remotely.


Just returns ERROR_NOT_SUPPORTED. It is never used.


Just returns NERR_Success. It is never used.

<3> Section Windows servers accept the I_BrowserrQueryOtherDomains (section request and return the names of domains configured for browsing even if they are not the primary domain controller.

<4> Section Use PLATFORM_ID_OS2 for Windows NT Server operating system, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 10, and Windows Server 2016.

<5> Section If the caller is not an authenticated user, then the method call fails with ERROR_ACCESS_DENIED (0x00000005).