1.5 Prerequisites/Preconditions

The operation of this protocol requires the following:

  • A TCP/IP implementation is available for use by all of the protocol roles.

  • An OleTx TM is present and operating so that the implementation of this protocol can use its transaction management services.

  • All the TIP transaction manager facets establish themselves as protocol extensions of the previous OleTx TM as specified in [MS-DTCO] section 3.2.1.5.