1 Introduction

The Name Service Provider Interface (NSPI) Protocol provides messaging clients a way to access and manipulate addressing data stored by a server. This protocol consists of an abstract data model and a single remote procedure call (RPC) interface to manipulate data in that model.

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.