[rfc-dist] RFC 5661 on Network File System (NFS) Version 4 Minor Version 1 Protocol

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        RFC 5661

        Title:      Network File System (NFS) Version 
                    4 Minor Version 1 Protocol 
        Author:     S. Shepler, Ed.,
                    M. Eisler, Ed.,
                    D. Noveck, Ed.
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       January 2010
        Mailbox:    shepler at storspeed.com, 
                    mike at eisler.com, 
                    dnoveck at netapp.com
        Pages:      617
        Characters: 1517771
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-nfsv4-minorversion1-29.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5661.txt

This document describes the Network File System (NFS) version 4 minor
version 1, including features retained from the base protocol (NFS
version 4 minor version 0, which is specified in RFC 3530) and
protocol extensions made subsequently.  Major extensions introduced
in NFS version 4 minor version 1 include Sessions, Directory
Delegations, and parallel NFS (pNFS).  NFS version 4 minor version 1
has no dependencies on NFS version 4 minor version 0, and it is
considered a separate protocol.  Thus, this document neither updates
nor obsoletes RFC 3530.  NFS minor version 1 is deemed superior to
NFS minor version 0 with no loss of functionality, and its use is
preferred over version 0.  Both NFS minor versions 0 and 1 can be
used simultaneously on the same network, between the same client and

This document is a product of the Network File System Version 4 Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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