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Finding Internet Small Computer Systems Interface (iSCSI) Targets and Name Servers by Using Service Location Protocol version 2 (SLPv2) (RFC4018)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000124735D
Original Publication Date: 2005-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-May-05
Document File: 24 page(s) / 49K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

M. Bakke: AUTHOR [+5]

Abstract

The iSCSI protocol provides a way for hosts to access SCSI devices over an IP network. This document defines the use of the Service Location Protocol (SLP) by iSCSI hosts, devices, and management services, along with the SLP service type templates that describe the services they provide.

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Network Working Group                                           M. Bakke
Request for Comments: 4018                                         Cisco
Category: Standards Track                                     J. Hufferd
                                                            K. Voruganti
                                                                     IBM
                                                              M. Krueger
                                                                      HP
                                                               T. Sperry
                                                                 Adaptec
                                                              April 2005


   Finding Internet Small Computer Systems Interface (iSCSI) Targets
 and Name Servers by Using Service Location Protocol version 2 (SLPv2)

Status of This Memo

   This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the
   Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
   improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet
   Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state
   and status of this protocol.  Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2005).

Abstract

   The iSCSI protocol provides a way for hosts to access SCSI devices
   over an IP network.  This document defines the use of the Service
   Location Protocol (SLP) by iSCSI hosts, devices, and management
   services, along with the SLP service type templates that describe the
   services they provide.

Table of Contents

    1.  Introduction................................................   2
    2.  Notation Conventions........................................   2
    3.  Terminology.................................................   3
    4.  Using SLP for iSCSI Service Discovery.......................   4
    5.  iSCSI SLP Templates.........................................  11
    6.  Security Considerations.....................................  18
    7.  IANA Considerations.........................................  19
    8.  Summary.....................................................  19
    9.  Normative References........................................  19
   10.  Informative References................................