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  • Blog Post: Password encryption in establishing a remote assistance session of type 1

    This blog provides details on how the PassStub is used when establishing a remote assistance session of type 1 . It presents the password encryption flow and illustrates with Windows APIs and sample data. Remote assistance overview Remote Assistance (RA) was introduced in Windows XP and enables...
  • Blog Post: Troubleshooting with the Microsoft Exchange RPC Extractor (or, the case of the mysterious Inbox sync)

    If you were not already familiar with decoding Exchange Server to Client communication, or have done so manually in the past, I present to you The Microsoft Exchange RPC Extractor (RPX). RPX is a command-line driven tool that parses network captures and decodes the RPC calls to a Microsoft Exchange Server...
  • Blog Post: Notes on sparse files and file sharing

    Sparse files are generally referred to as files, often large, that contain only a small amount of nonzero data relative to their size. In this blog, I would like to chat about sparse files on Windows operating systems and the related SMB commands. From an inter-operability perspective, I intend to discuss...
  • Blog Post: Reflecting on another successful Interoperability Lab event

    Engagement with partners is an integral part of achieving interoperability with Windows. In addition to helping users of the Microsoft Open Protocol Specifications, our team participates in a regular basis in interoperability labs dedicated to specific areas of focus of our partners. Sun Microsystems...
  • Blog Post: A successful story of an Interoperability Lab event

    As the protocol documentation support team, we have the responsibility of helping the users of our published Microsoft Open Protocol Documentation achieve successful interoperability with Windows. There's more to interoperability than just good technical documentation; engagement with partners is essential...
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