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Extending the Opening of Files in NFSv4.2

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (nfsv4 WG)
Authors Thomas Haynes , Trond Myklebust
Last updated 2020-01-26 (Latest revision 2019-07-25)
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The Network File System v4 (NFSv4) allows a client to both open a file and be granted a delegation of that file. This provides the client the right to cache metadata on the file locally. This document presents several refinements to both the opening and delegating of the file to the client.


Thomas Haynes
Trond Myklebust

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