RFC 3530

Network File System (NFS) version 4 Protocol, April 2003

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3530.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 3010
Obsoleted by:
RFC 7530
Authors:
S. Shepler
B. Callaghan
D. Robinson
R. Thurlow
C. Beame
M. Eisler
D. Noveck
Stream:
IETF
Source:
nfsv4 (tsv)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC3530

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Abstract

The Network File System (NFS) version 4 is a distributed filesystem protocol which owes heritage to NFS protocol version 2, RFC 1094, and version 3, RFC 1813. Unlike earlier versions, the NFS version 4 protocol supports traditional file access while integrating support for file locking and the mount protocol. In addition, support for strong security (and its negotiation), compound operations, client caching, and internationalization have been added. Of course, attention has been applied to making NFS version 4 operate well in an Internet environment. This document replaces RFC 3010 as the definition of the NFS version 4 protocol. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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