3.1.4 Higher-Layer Triggered Events

The protocol is initiated and subsequently driven by a series of higher-layer triggered events in the following categories:

  • Initiating a connection to a remote peer

  • Sending an outgoing upper-layer message

  • Registering a local buffer for peer RDMA access

  • Deregistering a previously registered local buffer

  • Performing an RDMA Write to a remote peer buffer

  • Performing an RDMA Read from a remote peer buffer

  • Querying the negotiated parameters of a connection

The following sections provide details on these events.