1.4 Relationship to Other Protocols
The PowerShell Remoting Protocol uses the Web Services Management Protocol Extensions for Windows Vista (WSMV) as specified in [MS-WSMV] to establish a connection and to transfer data between the client and the server. WSMV is built on top of the following protocols.
SOAP (Version 1.2) [SOAP1.2-1/2003]
The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) [RFC793]
The Internet Protocol (IP) [RFC791]
Figure 1: Relationship of PowerShell Remoting Protocol to other protocols