Writing a Secure RPC Client or Server

This section provides best practice recommendations for writing a secure RPC client or server.

The information in this section applies to Windows 2000 and Windows XP. This section applies to all protocol sequences, including ncalrpc. Developers tend to think ncalrpc is not a probable target for an attack, which is not true on a terminal server where potentially hundreds of users have access to a service, and compromising or even bringing down a service can lead to acquiring extra access.

This section is divided into the following topics: