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NFS Version 4 Minor Version 2
draft-ietf-nfsv4-minorversion2-21

Document type: Active Internet-Draft (nfsv4 WG)
Document stream: IETF
Last updated: 2014-02-03
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NFSv4                                                     T. Haynes, Ed.
Internet-Draft                                                    NetApp
Intended status: Standards Track                       February 03, 2014
Expires: August 7, 2014

                     NFS Version 4 Minor Version 2
                 draft-ietf-nfsv4-minorversion2-21.txt

Abstract

   This Internet-Draft describes NFS version 4 minor version two,
   focusing mainly on the protocol extensions made from NFS version 4
   minor version 0 and NFS version 4 minor version 1.  Major extensions
   introduced in NFS version 4 minor version two include: Server-side
   Copy, Application I/O Advise, Space Reservations, Sparse Files,
   Application Data Blocks, and Labeled NFS.

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 RFC 2119 [RFC2119].

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     1.1.   The NFS Version 4 Minor Version 2 Protocol  . . . . . . .  5
     1.2.   Scope of This Document  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     1.3.   NFSv4.2 Goals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     1.4.   Overview of NFSv4.2 Features  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
       1.4.1.  Server-side Copy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
       1.4.2.  Application I/O Advise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
       1.4.3.  Sparse Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
       1.4.4.  Space Reservation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
       1.4.5.  Application Data Hole (ADH) Support  . . . . . . . . .  6
       1.4.6.  Labeled NFS  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
     1.5.   Differences from NFSv4.1  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
   2.  Minor Versioning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
   3.  Server-side Copy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
     3.1.   Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
     3.2.   Protocol Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
       3.2.1.  Overview of Copy Operations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
       3.2.2.  Locking the Files  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
       3.2.3.  Intra-Server Copy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
       3.2.4.  Inter-Server Copy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
       3.2.5.  Server-to-Server Copy Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
     3.3.   Requirements for Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
       3.3.1.  netloc4 - Network Locations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
       3.3.2.  Copy Offload Stateids  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
     3.4.   Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
       3.4.1.  Inter-Server Copy Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
   4.  Support for Application IO Hints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
   5.  Sparse Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
     5.1.   Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
     5.2.   Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

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