[storm] iSCSI drafts - EMC commentary

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I have reached out to both the VNX and Symmetrix iSCSI implementation teams inside
EMC.  Both teams have checked the changes in the consolidated draft and the features
in the SAM draft, and do not have any problems with what is being specified.

Thanks,
--David
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David L. Black, Distinguished Engineer
EMC Corporation, 176 South St., Hopkinton, MA  01748
+1 (508) 293-7953             FAX: +1 (508) 293-7786
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mallikarjun Chadalapaka [mailto:cbm@chadalapaka.com]
> Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2011 4:42 PM
> To: Black, David; storm@ietf.org
> Subject: RE: [storm] iSCSI drafts - Last Call update and extension
> 
> As David says below, Last call implementer review feedback is very welcome.
> 
> I personally am reaching out to implementers in Microsoft, and so far
> haven't uncovered any major issues (barring a clarification that I sent two
> days ago to the mailing list).
> 
> I have now posted the iSCSI Last Call review slides that I used in internal
> reviews.  This covers both iSCSI drafts in Last Call.  Given the size of the
> consolidated draft, you may take advantage of the slides in speeding up your
> reviews.  Please drop me a note if you'd like to see something
> added/updated.
> 
> http://www.chadalapaka.com/Documents/iSCSI%20Drafts%20-%20Last%20Call%20Review.pdf
> 
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Mallikarjun
> 
> 
>   -----Original Message-----
>   From: storm-bounces@ietf.org [mailto:storm-bounces@ietf.org] On Behalf
>   Of david.black@emc.com
>   Sent: Friday, August 12, 2011 5:00 PM
>   To: storm@ietf.org
>   Subject: [storm] iSCSI drafts - Last Call update and extension
>   Importance: High
> 
>   Reminder: the two iSCSI drafts are in WG Last Call:
> 
>   			iSCSI Protocol (Consolidated)
>   	  	    draft-ietf-storm-iscsi-cons-03.txt
> 
>          Internet Small Computer Systems Interface (iSCSI) SAM
>                    draft-ietf-storm-iscsi-sam-03.txt
> 
>   Please send all technical comments to the storm mailing list
>   (storm@ietf.org).
>   Editorial comments may be sent directly to the draft editors:
>   - iSCSI Protocol (Consolidated): Mallikarjun Chadalapaka
>   <cbm@chadalapaka.com>
>   - iSCSI SAM (new features): Frederick Knight <knight@netapp.com>
> 
>   A new version of the SAM draft is expected sometime soon to correct
>   problems in the title, abstract, and IANA registry text (the IANA changes
>   were discussed in Quebec City - they mostly affect the range of
> allocatable
>   values, not the actual values used in these two drafts).
> 
>   I've been reaching out to a number of implementation groups at EMC,
>   VMware and Dell, along with the Linux implementers.  I have some feedback
>   - one of the EMC implementation groups looked at the SAM draft and the
>   changes that the consolidated iSCSI draft makes to the existing RFCs and
>   indicated that they saw no problems with the changes.
> 
>   August seems to be a slow month for everyone.  Therefore the WG Last Call
>   on these two drafts is EXTENDED to midnight, US Eastern Time on Tuesday,
>   September 6.
> 
>   Thanks,
>   --David (storm WG co-chair)
>   ----------------------------------------------------
>   David L. Black, Distinguished Engineer
>   EMC Corporation, 176 South St., Hopkinton, MA  01748
>   +1 (508) 293-7953             FAX: +1 (508) 293-7786
>   david.black@emc.com        Mobile: +1 (978) 394-7754
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