2.2.1.12.1.1 Licensing Preamble (LICENSE_PREAMBLE)

The LICENSE_PREAMBLE structure precedes every licensing packet sent on the wire.


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bMsgType

flags

wMsgSize

bMsgType (1 byte): An 8-bit, unsigned integer. A type of the licensing packet. For more details about the different licensing packets, see [MS-RDPELE] section 2.2.2.

Sent by server:

Value

Meaning

LICENSE_REQUEST

0x01

Indicates a License Request PDU ([MS-RDPELE] section 2.2.2.1).

PLATFORM_CHALLENGE

0x02

Indicates a Platform Challenge PDU ([MS-RDPELE] section 2.2.2.4).

NEW_LICENSE

0x03

Indicates a New License PDU ([MS-RDPELE] section 2.2.2.7).

UPGRADE_LICENSE

0x04

Indicates an Upgrade License PDU ([MS-RDPELE] section 2.2.2.6).

Sent by client:

Value

Meaning

LICENSE_INFO

0x12

Indicates a License Information PDU ([MS-RDPELE] section 2.2.2.3).

NEW_LICENSE_REQUEST

0x13

Indicates a New License Request PDU ([MS-RDPELE] section 2.2.2.2).

PLATFORM_CHALLENGE_RESPONSE

0x15

Indicates a Platform Challenge Response PDU ([MS-RDPELE] section 2.2.2.5).

Sent by either client or server:

Value

Meaning

ERROR_ALERT

0xFF

Indicates a Licensing Error Message PDU (section 2.2.1.12.1.3).

flags (1 byte): An 8-bit unsigned integer. License preamble flags.

Value

Meaning

LicenseProtocolVersionMask

0x0F

The license protocol version. See the discussion which follows this table for more information.

EXTENDED_ERROR_MSG_SUPPORTED

0x80

Indicates that extended error information using the Licensing Error Message (section 2.2.1.12.1.3) is supported.

The LicenseProtocolVersionMask is a 4-bit value containing the supported license protocol version. The following are possible version values.

Value

Meaning

PREAMBLE_VERSION_2_0

0x2

RDP 4.0

PREAMBLE_VERSION_3_0

0x3

RDP 5.0, 5.1, 5.2, 6.0, 6.1, 7.0, 7.1, 8.0, 8.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 10.4, and 10.5

wMsgSize (2 bytes): An 16-bit, unsigned integer. The size in bytes of the licensing packet (including the size of the preamble).

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