Requirements for Federated File Systems
draft-ellard-nfsv4-federated-fs-03

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Last updated 2008-10-22 (latest revision 2008-08-05)
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-ellard-nfsv4-federated-fs-03.txt

Abstract

This draft describes and lists the functional requirements of a federated file system and defines related terms. Our intent is to use this draft as a starting point and refine it, with input and feedback from the file system community and other interested parties, until we reach general agreement. We will then begin, again with the help of any interested parties, to define standard, open federated file system protocols that satisfy these requirements and are suitable for implementation and deployment.

Authors

Daniel Ellard (ellard@netapp.com)
Craig Everhart (everhart@netapp.com)
Renu Tewari (tewarir@us.ibm.com)
Manoj Naik (manoj@almaden.ibm.com)

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)