1.3 Overview

The WCF-Based Encrypted Server Administration and Notification Protocol (Provider Framework) defines a series of WCF services that provide basic monitoring and manageability functionalities of the protocol server. Network administrators can use the protocol to monitor and manage the protocol server. It is a classic duplex mode client-server protocol.

The WCF services defined by Provider Framework are described in section 3. The data contracts used by these services are described in section 2.2.