1 Introduction

The Windows Server Update Services: Client-Server Protocol enables machines to discover and download software updates over the Internet by using the SOAP and HTTP protocols (as specified in [SOAP1.1], [SOAP1.2-1/2003], [SOAP1.2-2/2003], and [RFC2616]).

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.