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Project Title:Fibre Channel - Switch Fabric - 5
Processing Stage:PublicationStage which project has reached
Acronyms:FC-SW-5If 2 acronyms, 2nd is used for Project Status Summary
Group:T11.3TC or TG in which development was done
Type:INCITS ProjectINCITS (ANSI), LIaison, Internal etc.
Project:1822-DINCITS Project Number
ISO Project:1.25.13.ISO Project Number
Project Proposal:here Click link to access project proposal approved by T11
Description: The FC-SW-5 standard will allow for the adoption of additional operational and management functions that need to be defined to allow more flexible and interoperable Fibre Channel Switch Fabric deployments. Examples of these functions are: 1) Scalability enhancements; 2) Fabric Entity Identification and Naming; 3) Inter-Fabric Routing Support; 4) Enhanced Fabric services; 5) Centralized Services - Databases; 6) Congestion Management; 7) Obsoleting functions that are not widely implemented (e.g., multicast); 8) Error Recovery Enhancements; 9) other technical content identified during the development of this standard.
Status: Current Project Status
Action: Reaffirmation Next action related to SD-2 Milestones
Target Date: 2015
T11 History: T11 forwarded FC-SW-5 rev. 850 to INCITS for 1st Public Review on June 4, 2009.
ISO Status: International Status
Editor: Steven L. Wilson, [swilson@brocade.com
Ad Hoc Chair:Craig W. Carlson, craig.carlson@qlogic.com
Publications:INCITS 461-2010Reference to use in ordering standard or draft standard
Sources:Approved standards are available from ANSI & Global Engineering
Latest Draft:A maintenance draft based on revision 8.5, T11/09-290v1, dated 06/03/2009, is available in PDF (2641 kilobytes) format (2641 kilobytes). This document is for use by T11 member organizations only (access requires a password), and is based upon the final committee draft. People who work for a T11 member organization, but who do not participate in T11, can register for access to the T11 web site to gain access to these documents. Others should use the publication number above to purchase the official standard or technical report. For the full revision history click here.

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Change History:
08/05/2010 11:15 AM - Make Published (Steven Wilson)
08/04/2009 12:50 PM - Updated (Claudio DeSanti)
09/30/2008 11:57 AM - New chair (Craig W. Carlson)
10/31/2007 11:51 AM - Update status (Craig W. Carlson)
04/05/2006 03:32 PM - Change status (Craig W. Carlson)
04/05/2006 10:03 AM - Change status (Craig W. Carlson)
04/04/2006 07:25 PM - Change status (Craig W. Carlson)
04/04/2006 12:00 PM - Change status (Craig W. Carlson)
04/04/2006 11:23 AM - Change status (Craig W. Carlson)
02/08/2006 01:06 PM - Added project number (Craig W. Carlson)
02/08/2006 01:03 PM - Update status (Craig W. Carlson)
02/08/2006 01:01 PM - New Record (Craig W. Carlson)