Revised Fibre-Channel over SCTP/IP

Murali Rajagopal muralir at
Mon Sep 25 14:43:49 PDT 2000

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* "Murali Rajagopal" <muralir at>

A clarification is in order:

Note that the IPS WG still has not chosen (by rough consensus) which method
to encapsulate FC. Currently, there are two proposals on the table: IP and
SCTP. Soon,
there will a third one using TCP.

I beleive that at the San Diego metting (December), we will know.


Murali Rajagopal

LightSand Communications

----- Original Message -----
From: "Douglas Otis" <dotis at>
To: "Ips" <ips at>
Cc: "Elizabeth G Rodriguez (Elizabeth)" <egrodriguez at>; "fc"
<fc at>; "T10" <t10 at>
Sent: Monday, September 25, 2000 11:50 AM
Subject: Revised Fibre-Channel over SCTP/IP

 > All,
 > The IPS (Internet Protocol Storage) Work Group is officially under IETF
 > Transport Area.
 > Included are changes to illustrate a strategy involved in allowing both
 > native IP access and FC encapsulation. In addition, a credit token scheme
 > similar to FC Class 3 has been implemented.  The disscussion reflector is
 > ips at
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 > body- subscribe ips
 > the website is at
 > Doug

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