4.18. DCOM

4.18.1. COM interfaces
4.18.2. DCOM network traffic

For a good introduction to COM and DCOM, see Implementing Distributed COM in Samba, written by Jelmer Vernooij (Samba Team Member).

The Distributed Component Object Model Protocol -- DCOM/1.0 Internet Draft, published by Microsoft in January 1998, is still available.