NFS Version 4.1 Update for Multi-Server Namespace
draft-ietf-nfsv4-mv1-msns-update-04

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NFSv4                                                     D. Noveck, Ed.
Internet-Draft                                                    NetApp
Updates: 5661 (if approved)                                     C. Lever
Intended status: Standards Track                                  ORACLE
Expires: August 9, 2019                                 February 5, 2019

           NFS Version 4.1 Update for Multi-Server Namespace
                  draft-ietf-nfsv4-mv1-msns-update-04

Abstract

   This document presents necessary clarifications and corrections
   concerning features related to the use of attributes in NFSv4.1
   related to file system location.  These features include migration,
   which transfers responsibility for a file system from one server to
   another, and facilities to support trunking by allowing discovery of
   the set of network addresses to use to access a file system.  This
   document updates RFC5661.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   2.  Requirements Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   3.  Preliminaries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.1.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.2.  Summary of Issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     3.3.  Relationship of this Document to [RFC5661]  . . . . . . .  10
   4.  Changes to Section 11 of [RFC5661]  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     4.1.  Updated introductory material for Section 11 of [RFC5661]
           entitled "Multi-Server Namespace" . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     4.2.  New section to be added as the first sub-section of
           Section 11 of [RFC5661]                    to be entitled
           "Terminology Related to File System Location" . . . . . .  13
     4.3.  Updated Section 11.1 of [RFC5661]          to be retitled
           "File System Location Attributes" . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
     4.4.  Re-organization of Sections 11.4 and 11.5 of [RFC5661]  .  16
     4.5.  Updated Section 11.4 of [RFC5661]          to be retitled
           "Uses of File System Location Information"  . . . . . . .  16
       4.5.1.  New section to be added as the first sub-section of
               Section 11.4 of [RFC5661]              to be entitled
               "Combining Multiple Uses in a Single Attribute" . . .  17
       4.5.2.  New section to be added as the second sub-section of
               Section 11.4 of [RFC5661]              to be entitled
               "File System Location Attributes and Trunking"  . . .  18
       4.5.3.  New section to be added as the third sub-section of
               Section 11.4 of [RFC5661]              to be entitled
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