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SubjectRe: [NFS] Re: Will NFSv4 be accepted?
* Brian Pawlowski <beepy@netapp.com> [020814 18:36]:
> > RPCSEC_GSS is not an argument for NFSv4...
>
> yes.
>
> But ACL support over the wire is an argument for V4 - and fine grained
> authorization coupled to strong authentication makes for a flexible
> security package.

and let's not forget such things as getting rid of the representation
of users as UIDs over the wire, as well as delegations (i.e. better
caching == better performance), named (extended) attributes support,
soon-to-come interoperability with a vast array of operating systems,
etc. etc.

marius.

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