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The IESG has received a request from the Network File System Version 4 WG
(nfsv4) to consider the following document:
- 'NSDB Protocol for Federated Filesystems'
  <draft-ietf-nfsv4-federated-fs-protocol-13.txt> as Proposed Standard

The IESG plans to make a decision in the next few weeks, and solicits
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   This document describes a filesystem 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 filesystems physically hosted on and exported by the constituent

The file can be obtained via

IESG discussion can be tracked via

The following IPR Declarations may be related to this I-D: