1 Introduction

The Distributed File System (DFS): Namespace Management Protocol provides a remote procedure call (RPC) interface for administering DFS configurations. The client is an application that issues method calls on the RPC interface to administer DFS. The server is a DFS service that implements support for this RPC interface for administering DFS.

Sections 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2, and 3 of this specification are normative. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.