Administration Protocol for Federated Filesystems
draft-ietf-nfsv4-federated-fs-admin-09

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NFSv4 Working Group                                           J. Lentini
Internet-Draft                                               C. Everhart
Intended status: Standards Track                                  NetApp
Expires: December 8, 2011                                      D. Ellard
                                               Raytheon BBN Technologies
                                                               R. Tewari
                                                                 M. Naik
                                                             IBM Almaden
                                                            June 6, 2011

           Administration Protocol for Federated Filesystems
                 draft-ietf-nfsv4-federated-fs-admin-09

Abstract

   This document describes the administration protocol for a federated
   file system that enables file access and namespace traversal across
   collections of independently administered fileservers.  The protocol
   specifies a set of interfaces by which fileservers with different
   administrators can form a fileserver federation that provides a
   namespace composed of the filesystems physically hosted on and
   exported by the constituent fileservers.

Requirements Language

   The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
   "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this
   document are to be interpreted as described in [RFC2119].

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
   2.  Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
   3.  Error Values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
   4.  Data Types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
     4.1.  FedFsNsdbName Equality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
   5.  Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
     5.1.  FEDFS_NULL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
       5.1.1.  Synopsis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
       5.1.2.  Description  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
       5.1.3.  Errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
     5.2.  FEDFS_CREATE_JUNCTION  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
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