1.4 Relationship to Other Protocols

A client that implements this protocol can use the Autodiscover Publishing and Lookup SOAP-Based Web Service Protocol, as described in [MS-OXWSADISC], or the Autodiscover Publishing and Lookup Protocol, as described in [MS-OXDSCLI], to identify the target endpoint to use for each operation.

This protocol uses SOAP, as described in [SOAP1.1], to specify the structure information exchanged between the client and server. This protocol uses the XML Protocol, as described in [XMLSCHEMA1] and [XMLSCHEMA2], to describe the message content sent to and from the server.

This protocol uses SOAP over HTTP, as described in [RFC2616], and SOAP over HTTPS, as described in [RFC2818], as shown in the following figure.

This protocol in relation to other protocols

Figure 1: This protocol in relation to other protocols

This protocol uses the email message identifier returned by the Mailbox Search Web Service Protocol, as described in [MS-OXWSSRCH], to retrieve information from the message store.

This protocol uses the CopyItem, CreateItem, DeleteItem, GetItem, MoveItem, SendItem, and UpdateItem operations of the Core Items Web Service Protocol, as described in [MS-OXWSCORE], to manipulate an email message.

For conceptual background information and overviews of the relationships and interactions between this and other protocols, see [MS-OXPROTO].

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