Web Services for Devices (WSD)

This test verifies the device supports Web Services for Device (WSD)/Device Profile for Web Services (DPWS). The test verifies that a PC or other device can detect DPWS-enabled devices on a network, then discover and invoke the Web service functionality each device provides. DPWS is part of the Windows Rally technology set.

Test details

Associated requirements

Device.Connectivity.WSD.DPWS Device.Connectivity.WSD.DPWSExtensibility Device.Connectivity.WSD.MetadataExchange Device.Connectivity.WSD.MetadataValid Device.Connectivity.WSD.Schema Device.Connectivity.WSD.WSDiscovery

See the device hardware requirements.


Windows 7 (x64) Windows 7 (x86) Windows RT (ARM-based) Windows 8 (x64) Windows 8 (x86) Windows Server 2012 (x64) Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64) Windows RT 8.1 Windows 8.1 x64 Windows 8.1 x86 Windows Server 2012 R2

Expected run time

~2 minutes


Certification Functional



Running the test

Before you run the test, complete the test setup as described in the test requirements: USB Device.Connectivity Testing Prerequisites.


For troubleshooting information, see Troubleshooting Device.Connectivity Testing.

More information


Parameter Description


The ID of the device being tested.

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