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Network File System (NFS) Version 4 Minor Version 2 Protocol (RFC7862)

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Original Publication Date: 2016-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Nov-11

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T. Haynes: AUTHOR

Abstract

The NFS version 4 minor version 2 (NFSv4.2) protocol is the third minor version of the NFS version 4 (NFSv4) protocol. The first minor version, NFSv4.0, is described in [RFC7530], and the second minor version, NFSv4.1, is described in [RFC5661].

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                         T. Haynes Request for Comments: 7862                                  Primary Data Category: Standards Track                                  November 2016 ISSN: 2070-1721

       Network File System (NFS) Version 4 Minor Version 2 Protocol

Abstract

   This document describes NFS version 4 minor version 2; it describes    the protocol extensions made from NFS version 4 minor version 1.    Major extensions introduced in NFS version 4 minor version 2 include    the following: Server-Side Copy, Application Input/Output (I/O)    Advise, Space Reservations, Sparse Files, Application Data Blocks,    and Labeled NFS.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 7841.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7862.

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 Haynes                       Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7862                         NFSv4.2                   November 2016

 Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................4

      1.1. Requirements Language ......................................4

      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 Clone and Copy ..........................6

           1.4.2. Application Input/Output (I/O) Advise ...............6

           1.4.3. Sparse Files ...........................