NFS Version 4.1 Update for Multi-Server Namespace
draft-ietf-nfsv4-rfc5661-msns-update-00

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NFSv4                                                     D. Noveck, Ed.
Internet-Draft                                                    NetApp
Updates: 5661 (if approved)                                     C. Lever
Intended status: Standards Track                                  ORACLE
Expires: October 18, 2019                                 April 16, 2019

           NFS Version 4.1 Update for Multi-Server Namespace
                draft-ietf-nfsv4-rfc5661-msns-update-00

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 revised features include
   migration, which transfers responsibility for a file system from one
   server to another, and include 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 Addressed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     3.3.  Relationship of this Document to [RFC5661]  . . . . . . .  11
     3.4.  Compatibility Issues  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   4.  Revised Preparatory Sections  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     4.1.  Updated Section 1.7.3.3 of [RFC5661]       to be retitled
           "Introduction to Multi-Server Namespace"  . . . . . . . .  14
     4.2.  Updated Section 2.10.4 of [RFC5661]              entitled
           "Server Scope"  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     4.3.  Updated Section 2.10.5 of [RFC5661]              entitled
           "Trunking"  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
       4.3.1.  Updated Section 2.10.5.1 of [RFC5661]        entitled
               "Verifying Claims of Matching Server Identity"  . . .  19
   5.  Replacement for Section 11 of [RFC5661]              entitled
       "Multi-Server Namespace"  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
     5.1.  New section to be added as the first sub-section of
           Section 11 of [RFC5661]                    to be entitled
           "Terminology Related to File System Location" . . . . . .  21
     5.2.  Replacement for Section 11.1 of [RFC5661]  to be retitled
           "File System Location Attributes" . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
     5.3.  Transferred Section 11.2 of [RFC5661]      to be entitled
           "File System Presence or Absence" . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
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