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 that is exchanged between the client and server. This protocol uses the XML schema, as described in [XMLSCHEMA1] and [XMLSCHEMA2], to describe the message content that is sent to and from the server.

The Get Server Time Zone Web Service 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

The time zone information that is returned by this protocol is used when requests are made by using the following protocols:

  • Attachment Handling Web Service Protocol, as described in [MS-OXWSATT]

  • Contacts Web Service Protocol, as described in [MS-OXWSCONT]

  • Distribution List Creation and Usage Web Service Protocol, as described in [MS-OXWSDLIST]

  • Email Message Types Web Service Protocol, as described in [MS-OXWSMSG]

  • Calendaring Web Service Protocol, as described in [MS-OXWSMTGS]

  • Post Items Web Service Protocol, as described in [MS-OXWSPOST]

  • Mailbox Search Web Service Protocol, as described in [MS-OXWSSRCH]

  • Mailbox Contents Synchronization Web Service Protocol, as described in [MS-OXWSSYNC]

  • Tasks Web Service Protocol, as described in [MS-OXWSTASK]

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

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