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Project Title:Fibre Channel - Backbone - 6
Processing Stage:PublicationStage which project has reached
Acronyms:FC-BB-6If 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:2159-DINCITS Project Number
ISO Project:1.25.13.ISO Project Number
Project Proposal:here Click link to access project proposal approved by T11
Description: This project proposal recommends the development of a set of additional and enhanced mechanisms, services, and protocols to enrich the FCoE mapping. Included within the scope of this project are functions such as: a) Support for VN_Port to VN_Port virtual links; b) Investigate improvements in support for high BER Ethernet transmission media (e.g., 10GBASE-T); and c) Any other item as deemed necessary during the development.
Status: At INCITS Current Project Status
Action: EB Approval Next action related to SD-2 Milestones
Target Date: 2019
T11 History: T11 approved the FC-BB-6 project proposal (T11/09-272v1) at the June 2009 Plenary. T11 approved to request a T11 letter ballot on forwarding rev. 1.2 of FC-BB-6 (document T11/12-007v3) to INCITS for publication at the December 2012 Plenary. T11 approved document T11/13-021vC as the resolution of the letter ballot comments on FC-BB-6 and approved forwarding rev. 2.0 of FC-BB-6 (document T11/13-091v5) to INCITS for final publication at the December 2013 Plenary.
ISO Status: International Status
Editor: David Peterson, [david.peterson@brocade.com
Ad Hoc Chair:Claudio DeSanti, cds@cisco.com
Secretary:Frederick Knight, knight@netapp.com
Publications:INCITS 509-2014Reference 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 2, T11/13-091v5, dated 12/03/2013, is available in PDF (2386 kilobytes) format (2386 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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Steven Wilson
Change information
Change History:
12/02/2014 10:25 AM - Changed to Published (Steven Wilson)
10/08/2014 02:01 PM - Changed target date (Steven Wilson)
10/08/2014 01:57 PM - In EB Approval (Steven Wilson)
06/03/2014 10:50 AM - Changed to Management Review (Steven Wilson)
03/29/2014 11:10 PM - Updated (Claudio DeSanti)
12/05/2013 03:15 PM - Updated (Claudio DeSanti)
08/08/2013 11:55 AM - Updated (Claudio DeSanti)
02/07/2013 05:30 PM - Updated (Claudio DeSanti)
02/07/2013 05:16 PM - Updated (Claudio DeSanti)
02/07/2013 05:12 PM - Updated (Claudio DeSanti)
02/05/2013 07:36 PM - FC-BB-6 is now in Approval phase (Claudio DeSanti)
02/05/2013 12:59 PM - Change to in development (Steven Wilson)
01/17/2013 03:31 AM - Updated (Claudio DeSanti)
10/04/2012 03:40 PM - Updated (Claudio DeSanti)
04/17/2012 06:19 PM - Updated (Claudio DeSanti)
09/06/2011 04:50 PM - Updated Target Date (Steven Wilson)
08/03/2009 07:33 PM - New Record (Claudio DeSanti)