1 Introduction

The Component Object Model Plus (COM+) Protocol consists of a DCOM interface, and remote protocol extensions described in [MS-DCOM], used for adding transactions, implementing synchronization, managing multiple object class configurations, enforcing security, and providing additional functionality and attributes to DCOM-based distributed object applications.

Sections 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2, and 3 of this specification are normative. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.