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NFSv4.0 Migration: Specification Update (RFC7931) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000247022D
Original Publication Date: 2016-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Jul-27

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D. Noveck: AUTHOR [+4]


This Standards Track document corrects the existing definitive specification of the NFSv4.0 protocol described in [RFC7530]. Given this fact, one should take the current document into account when learning about NFSv4.0, particularly if one is concerned with issues that relate to:

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                    D. Noveck, Ed. Request for Comments: 7931                                           HPE Updates: 7530                                                  P. Shivam Category: Standards Track                                       C. Lever ISSN: 2070-1721                                                 B. Baker                                                                   ORACLE                                                                July 2016

                 NFSv4.0 Migration: Specification Update


   The migration feature of NFSv4 allows the transfer of responsibility    for a single file system from one server to another without    disruption to clients.  Recent implementation experience has shown    problems in the existing specification for this feature in NFSv4.0.    This document identifies the problem areas and provides revised    specification text that updates the NFSv4.0 specification in RFC    7530.

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

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 RFC 7931         NFSv4.0 Migration Specification Update        July 2016

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   Copyright (c) 2016 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal    Provisions Relating to IETF Documents    ( in effect on the date of    publication of this document.  Please review these documents    carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect    to this document.  Code Components extracted from this document must    include Simplified BSD License text as described in Section 4.e of    the Trust Legal Provisions and are provided without warranty as    described in the Simplified BSD License.

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