2.5.4.4.3.1 Actors

The actors and their associated interests are as follows:

User: The user's interest is to use the application to access files on a content server.

Application: The application's interest is to consume file reading services via the content client.

Content Client: The content client's interest is to use client-side protocol components and consume the File Services that are offered by the content server.

Content Server: The content server's interest in this use case is to provide and maintain a secure and consistent File Service, as described in [MS-FASOD], and to provide content metadata.

Distributed Cache Peers: A distributed cache peer's interest is to provide two mechanisms: one to respond to broadcasts for cached content and the other to deliver the cached content.