Network File System (NFS) Version 4 Minor Version 1 Protocol
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NFSv4                                                     D. Noveck, Ed.
Internet-Draft                                                    NetApp
Intended status: Standards Track                                C. Lever
Expires: 3 July 2021                                              ORACLE
                                                        30 December 2020

      Network File System (NFS) Version 4 Minor Version 1 Protocol
                 draft-dnoveck-nfsv4-rfc5661bis-base-01

Abstract

   This document describes the Network File System (NFS) version 4 minor
   version 1, including features retained from the base protocol (NFS
   version 4 minor version 0, which is specified in RFC 7530) and
   protocol extensions made subsequently.  The later minor version has
   no dependencies on NFS version 4 minor version 0, and is considered a
   separate protocol.

   This document obsoletes RFC 5661.  It substantially revises the
   treatment of features relating to multi-server namespace, superseding
   the description of those features appearing in RFC 5661.

   The content of this document reflects that of RFC8881, presented in
   the form of an I-D.  This is intended to provide a helpful point of
   comparision for drafts leading to an eventual rfc5661bis to enable
   use of rfcdiff when reviewing such drafts.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     1.1.  Introduction to This Update . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     1.2.  The NFS Version 4 Minor Version 1 Protocol  . . . . . . .  10
     1.3.  Requirements Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     1.4.  Scope of This Document  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     1.5.  NFSv4 Goals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     1.6.  NFSv4.1 Goals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     1.7.  General Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     1.8.  Overview of NFSv4.1 Features  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     1.9.  Differences from NFSv4.0  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   2.  Core Infrastructure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
     2.1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
     2.2.  RPC and XDR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
     2.3.  COMPOUND and CB_COMPOUND  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
     2.4.  Client Identifiers and Client Owners  . . . . . . . . . .  24
     2.5.  Server Owners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  30
     2.6.  Security Service Negotiation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  31
     2.7.  Minor Versioning  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  36
     2.8.  Non-RPC-Based Security Services . . . . . . . . . . . . .  38
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