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What is NFS Version 4? (Doc ID 1004761.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 08, 2019

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Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 11 11/11 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
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In May of 1998, Sun entered into an agreement with the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) to have the IETF assume change control of the NFS protocol.  After many Internet Drafts, a lot of prototype work, and a couple of RFCs, RFC3530 "Network File System (NFS) version 4 Protocol" was released in April of 2003.    This document summarizes the goals and enhancments which are part of NFS version 4.




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