1 Introduction

The Remote Administration Protocol (RAP) is included in the Windows operating system for compatibility reasons to perform remote administrative functions such as share maintenance and printer maintenance on LAN Manager servers. In addition, the Common Internet File System (CIFS) Browser Protocol uses the Remote Administration Protocol to enumerate the servers on the network.

Sections 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2, and 3 of this specification are normative. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.