Namespace Database (NSDB) Protocol for Federated File Systems, March 2015
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- J. Lentini
C. Lever, Ed.
- nfsv4 (tsv)
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This document describes a file system federation protocol that enables file access and namespace traversal across collections of independently administered fileservers. The protocol specifies a set of interfaces by which fileservers with different administrators can form a fileserver federation that provides a namespace composed of the file systems physically hosted on and exported by the constituent fileservers.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.