1.4 Relationship to Other Protocols
This protocol uses the SOAP message protocol for formatting requests and responses as described in [SOAP1.1], [SOAP1.2-1/2007] and [SOAP1.2-2/2007]. It transmits these messages by using HTTP protocol as described in [RFC2616], or the HTTPS protocol as described in [RFC2818] or the TCP protocol as described in [MC-NMF].
The following diagram shows the underlying messaging and transport stack used by the protocol.
Figure 1: This protocol in relation to other protocols