Specification of the Protocol for IPFIX Mediation
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IPFIX Working Group                                    B. Claise 
     Internet-Draft                               Cisco Systems, Inc. 
     Intended Status: Standards Track                    A. Kobayashi 
     Expires: June 5, 2012                                NTT PF Lab. 
                                                          B. Trammell 
                                                           ETH Zurich   
                                                     December 5, 2011 
                                                                      
      
            Specification of the Protocol for IPFIX Mediation 
                  draft-ietf-ipfix-mediation-protocol-00 

     Abstract 

        This document specifies the IP Flow Information Export 
        (IPFIX) protocol specific to Mediation. 
         
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     Table of Contents 

         
        1. Introduction............................................. 4 
           1.1. IPFIX Documents Overview............................ 5 
           1.2. IPFIX Mediator Documents Overview................... 5 
           1.3. Relationship with IPFIX and PSAMP................... 7 
        2. Terminology.............................................. 7 
        3. Specifications.......................................... 10 
           3.1. Encoding of IPFIX Message Header................... 11 
           3.2. Template Management................................ 13 
              3.2.1. Template Management Without Template Records 
              Change............................................... 13 
              3.2.2. Template Management With New Template Records. 16 
           3.3. Time Management.................................... 20 
           3.4. Observation Point Management....................... 21 
              3.4.1. Observation Domain Management................. 23 
           3.5. Specific Reporting Requirements.................... 24 
              3.5.1. The Flow Keys Options Template................ 24 
              3.5.2. IPFIX Protocol Options Template............... 25 
              3.5.3. IPFIX Mediator Options Template............... 25 
           3.6. The Collecting Process's Side...................... 26 
           3.7. Configuration Management........................... 26 
        4. New Information Elements................................ 26 
        5. Security Considerations................................. 27 
        6. IANA Considerations..................................... 27 
           6.1. originalExporterIPv4Address........................ 28 
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