Overview Document

This section provides the overview document for the Microsoft SQL Server Protocols documentation set. The overview document supplements the technical specifications by describing context, conceptual background, and inter-protocol relationship and interaction information.

For preview, or pre-release, versions of the overview document, see Preview Documents.

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[MS-SSSO]: SQL Server System Overview

Provides an overview of the client and server protocols used by SQL Server. This document covers protocols that are commonly shared by SQL Server components, and those protocols that are used only by specific components.

Click here to view this version of the [MS-SSSO] PDF.