Operation of the IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX) Protocol on IPFIX Mediators
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IPFIX Working Group                                            B. Claise
Internet-Draft                                       Cisco Systems, Inc.
Intended status: Standards Track                            A. Kobayashi
Expires: May 30, 2014                                                NTT
                                                             B. Trammell
                                                              ETH Zurich
                                                       November 26, 2013

 Operation of the IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX) Protocol on IPFIX
                               Mediators
               draft-ietf-ipfix-mediation-protocol-08.txt

Abstract

   This document specifies the operation of the IP Flow Information
   Export (IPFIX) protocol specific to IPFIX Mediators, including
   Template and Observation Point management, timing considerations, and
   other Mediator-specific concerns.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
     1.1.  IPFIX Documents Overview  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.2.  IPFIX Mediator Documents Overview . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     1.3.  Relationship with the IPFIX and PSAMP Protocols . . . . .   5
   2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   3.  Handling IPFIX Message Headers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   4.  Template Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     4.1.  Passing Unmodified Templates through an IPFIX Mediator  .  10
       4.1.1.  Template Mapping and Information Element Ordering . .  14
     4.2.  Creating New Templates at an IPFIX Mediator . . . . . . .  15
     4.3.  Handling Unknown Information Elements . . . . . . . . . .  15
   5.  Preserving Original Observation Point Information . . . . . .  16
     5.1.  originalExporterIPv4Address Information Element . . . . .  18
     5.2.  originalExporterIPv6Address Information Element . . . . .  18
   6.  Managing Observation Domain IDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
     6.1.  originalObservationDomainId Information Element . . . . .  19
   7.  Timing Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
   8.  Transport Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
   9.  Collecting Process Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
   10. Specific Reporting Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
     10.1.  Intermediate Process Reliability Statistics Options
            Template . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
     10.2.  Flow Key Options Template  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
     10.3.  intermediateProcessId Information Element  . . . . . . .  23
     10.4.  ignoredDataRecordTotalCount Information Element  . . . .  24
   11. Operations and Management Considerations  . . . . . . . . . .  24
   12. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
   13. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
   14. Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
   15. References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
     15.1.  Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  26
     15.2.  Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  27
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  28

1.  Introduction

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