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Biflow implementation support in IPFIX

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Elisa Boschi , Brian Trammell
Last updated 2008-04-17 (Latest revision 2005-10-27)
Replaced by draft-ietf-ipfix-biflow
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This document describes how bidirectional flows (biflows) can be implemented in the IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX) protocol. We propose a variety of methods for biflow export, including an extension to the IPFIX Information Model that allows the specification of biflow semantics and a set of counters needed for biflow processing.


Elisa Boschi
Brian Trammell

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