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Microsoft SQL Server Protocol Documentation

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  • Version: 0409
  • Category: Document
  • Language: English

The Microsoft SQL Server protocol documentation provides technical specifications for Microsoft proprietary protocols that are implemented and used in Microsoft SQL Server.

  • The Microsoft SQL Server protocol documentation provides detailed technical specifications for Microsoft proprietary protocols (including extensions to industry-standard or other published protocols) that are implemented and used in Microsoft SQL Server to interoperate or communicate with Microsoft products.

    The documentation includes a set of companion overview and reference documents that supplement the technical specifications with conceptual background, overviews of inter-protocol relationships and interactions, and technical reference information.

Files

Status: Live

This download is still available on microsoft.com. The downloads below will come directly from the Microsoft Download Center.

FileSHA1 HashSize
SQLServerProtocols.zip19b33f073e51b1f6b07aa492c31e5bd57cba791851.09 MB
[MS-ASUR].pdf62a74bc25fe848af7f43f6136a01779acb205154670 KB
[MS-BINXML].pdf465035d2e957b62e2421e15f3609b8609323dbdb612 KB
[MS-CEPM].pdf554f4309858cb6c715c795b531746d78ed4d2de31.75 MB
[MS-DSDG].pdf93d7619662e738d54a309bff5155fa4ef7d78411757 KB
[MS-DSDIFFGRAM].pdfcaaf100d472ebe51b0b38e75f361ecba85514ca4522 KB
[MS-LETSF].pdf479ecf32090e46daf534c8e77c55421ac8a31495688 KB
[MS-ODBCSTR].pdf2f00e69bddaf5781df9558a9f042dbc9b33cafda540 KB
[MS-OLEDBSTR].pdf9eab095ac13d4f0280e468a6cf2b3b0a353def85568 KB
[MS-RDL].pdf7a99f8cb335abd81088f616279bb333637881db713.16 MB
[MS-RGDI].pdfa7bafdddbeac15e983899dbd057d11c2fd6b51bc886 KB
[MS-RPL].pdfc8156a0ea3055c39c4af048718e4c1306991b84f2.80 MB
[MS-RSREST].pdfac4ba22fe669521a48f22658d67700d13d1fc3811.36 MB
[MS-RSWSRE2005].pdf4bbe883246b429912c70fb0115523f13554abf56832 KB
[MS-RSWSRM2010].pdf258f68aa5c43a71d1e4340d7a7f17cae82d5991c1.35 MB
[MS-RSWSRMNM2005].pdfd91cc20adf86425ed5ef3060c613c46e63d4f5e01.17 MB
[MS-RSWSRMSM2006].pdfe205b9e498d74cc8c6e2700b22b108e9bb3873061.12 MB
[MS-RSWSSFA].pdf4ae1edd60f60eadbf9a01745f1771f5b66a6379b529 KB
[MS-SCCSTR].pdffc381da4f437485d31eae8e02f0d5335288f7793569 KB
[MS-SSAS-T].pdfe1274d0d53f98abed49b48e1d037c930ce757d7c1.87 MB
[MS-SSAS8].pdfc24d98cc2b38bfb1845bb9811d7f261e66cb340a1.51 MB
[MS-SSAS].pdfa181b07c398ccb42a4d30f674741ce9f5f1c3c725.43 MB
[MS-SSCLRT].pdf655eb8095093e9d5cfa71e0baabc6de745b34c09641 KB
[MS-SSDPWP].pdf57d36b9a3fec0174f6c7ea150443d30c8fed79f9603 KB
[MS-SSMDSWS-15].pdf8177a7157b956f5815e30d87019791917536c2f84.61 MB
[MS-SSMDSWS].pdf3025dd0bcfcd8cd3e36a89f615ced110c971d9755.21 MB
[MS-SSNWS].pdf1e97a6b3b55f53f6ff52aae49790d1cee7bb5b89924 KB
[MS-SSREF].pdfa01673696149b41d59160e63fbf9a5c563c2de65536 KB
[MS-SSSO].pdf3e8688946b6e411d9315009b4cc30bb9f6b83647969 KB
[MS-SSTDS].pdfa7cb1f3e2611bf01fb051aeb788cb262463ad1621.22 MB
[MS-XSSK].pdfdbd99dfd71feeb265606a2be094277faf1b07b33538 KB
[ReadmefirstSQL].pdff006b095e18e07430230c9d9d5367a79271cabd6230 KB

File sizes and hashes are retrieved from the Wayback Machine’s indexes. They may not match the latest versions of files hosted on Microsoft servers.

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 2

  • The protocol specifications are available in the Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) which you can open by using Adobe Reader, available at http://www.adobe.com.

    Note: For optimal readability of the PDF documents, it is recommended that they be opened and viewed by using Adobe Reader 8.0. Earlier versions of Adobe Reader might not provide the same reading quality.

Installation Instructions

  • Individual PDF files should be stored in a single directory to enable links between the protocol specifications. Note that if you download additional protocol documents from Microsoft, they should also be stored in the same directory to enable linking.

    The self-extracting Zip file (SQLProtocols.zip) in this list of files contains all of the client protocol documents. Please download and read the readme file.This package does not collect any personal information.

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