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IBM Corporation Conformance Statement

Product Standard: Network File System

Organization International Business Machines Corporation
Author William L. Toth

1. Network File System

Product Information

Product IdentificationVersion/Release NumberProduct Supplier
1. AIX 5L for POWER V5.2 Version 5, Release 2, Modification or later (PID 5765-E62) International Business Machines Corporation 

Environment Specification

Testing Environment Binary-compatible Family Portability Environment Indicator of Compliance Compliance Details
IBM pSeries Unix Systems Server Model: 43P-150 Client Model: F50
HARDWARE: Systems using PowerPC (tm) based processors with the CHRP system architecture and 8 or 128 port async cards. Systems not supported are: Systems using Power(tm) or PowerPC(tm) processors using PReP or MCA system architectures SOFTWARE: AIX Version 5.2.0 or later and VAC
Internationalised System Calls and Libraries Extended Test Report from Test Suite Test Suite: VSX+NFS 4.4.5
Test Report: OSCC-CTR-10-XNFS

Temporary Waivers

Waiver NumberExpiry Date
1. MSF4.022 2003, Aug 14

1.1 XNFS Service Model

1.1.1 XNFS Objects

Question 1: Which of the following ExportedFileSystem attributes have the recommended default values?


Question 2: Which of the following MountedFileSystem attributes have the recommended default values?


1.1.2 XNFS Server Administration Operations

Question 3: Which of the following optional administration operations are provided?


1.1.3 XNFS Client Administration Operations

Question 4: Which of the following optional administration operations are provided?


1.2 Optional Server Functionality

1.2.1 Permission Issues

Question 5: Does the server use AUTH_UNIX style authentication?


Question 6: Does the server allow the owner of a file to access it regardless of its permissions?


Question 7: Does the server provide a mechanism to change the mapping of user id 0?


1.2.2 Server Procedures

Question 8: Does your server support symbolic links?


1.2.3 File Locking over XNFS

Question 9: Which of the following levels of file and/or record locking does your system provide, in an XFNS environment?


Question 10: Are locks created by DOS processes honoured by processes running on an X/Open host and vice versa?


1.2.4 Network Lock Manager

Question 11: What is the duration of the grace period after an XNFS server crash on your system?


Question 12: What are the names of the enumeration constants in nlm_stats?


2. Appendix

This appendix contains additional, explanatory material that was provided by the vendor.

Copyright © 2002 International Business Machines Corporation
All rights reserved.

3. Change History

20-Nov-2002 Wiliiam L. Toth Updated for AIX 5L V5.2 
02-Nov-2001 William L. Toth Updated for AIX 5L 
02-Oct-2000 William L. Toth Updated for AIX 4.3.3, 10-2000 release for OEM users of AIX 
03-Nov-1999 William L. Toth Corrected several entry errors and added information to Environment Specification 
03-Nov-1999 William L. Toth First draft, 11-3-1999 

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