1 Introduction

This document defines an abstract model for how an object store can be implemented to support the Common Internet File System (CIFS) Protocol, the Server Message Block (SMB) Protocol, and the Server Message Block (SMB) Protocol versions 2 and 3 (described in [MS-CIFS], [MS-SMB] and [MS-SMB2], respectively).

Sections 1.6 and 2 of this specification are normative. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.