3.4.4.3 An RPC Client Application Reads from a Named Pipe

The caller supplies the following:

  • The ClientGenericContext structure returned by the interface specified in section 3.4.4.1.

  • The buffer to be filled with data read from the named pipe.

If the ClientGenericContext.ProtocolDialect is that specified in [MS-CIFS] or in [MS-SMB], the request MUST be handled as specified in section 3.2.4.14 with the following as input parameters:

  • Client.Open: The ProtocolSpecificOpen field from the ClientGenericContext structure supplied by the caller.

  • Offset: zero.

  • The size of the caller-supplied buffer, in bytes.

  • The minimum number of bytes to read, which is the same as the size of the caller-supplied buffer.

  • Timeout: zero.

If the ClientGenericContext.ProtocolDialect is that specified in [MS-SMB2], the request MUST be handled as specified in [MS-SMB2] section 3.2.4.6 with the following as input parameters:

  • Open: The ProtocolSpecificOpen field from the ClientGenericContext structure supplied by the caller.

  • Offset: zero.

  • The size of the caller-supplied buffer, in bytes.

  • An optional minimum number of bytes to read: Not provided.

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