Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) Protocol (Consolidated) (RFC7143)
Original Publication Date: 2014-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Apr-05
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
M. Chadalapaka: AUTHOR [+3]
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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) M. Chadalapaka Request for Comments: 7143 Microsoft Obsoletes: 3720, 3980, 4850, 5048 J. Satran Updates: 3721 Infinidat Ltd. Category: Standards Track K. Meth ISSN: 2070-1721 IBM D. Black EMC April 2014
Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) Protocol (Consolidated)
This document describes a transport protocol for SCSI that works on top of TCP. The iSCSI protocol aims to be fully compliant with the standardized SCSI Architecture Model (SAM-2). RFC 3720 defined the original iSCSI protocol. RFC 3721 discusses iSCSI naming examples and discovery techniques. Subsequently, RFC 3980 added an additional naming format to the iSCSI protocol. RFC 4850 followed up by adding a new public extension key to iSCSI. RFC 5048 offered a number of clarifications as well as a few improvements and corrections to the original iSCSI protocol.
This document obsoletes RFCs 3720, 3980, 4850, and 5048 by consolidating them into a single document and making additional updates to the consolidated specification. This document also updates RFC 3721. The text in this document thus supersedes the text in all the noted RFCs wherever there is a difference in semantics.
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 5741.
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/rfc7143.
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