71.12 Name Space Providers Information

The Name Space Providers window displays information about the name space provider registered with WinSock Name Resolution and Registration APIs. WinSock 2 includes a new set of API functions that standardize how the applications access and use the various network naming services. This information is not displayed for workstations with WinSock 1.1.

The following table describes the fields in the Name Space Providers Information window:

Table 71-12 Name Space Provides Information



Name space

Specifies the name space (SAP, DNS, SLP).


Displays whether the name space provider is enabled on the workstation.


The name space version identifier.

Service Provider

Displays the string for the name space provider.