Export BGP community information in IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX)
draft-ietf-opsawg-ipfix-bgp-community-02

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opsawg                                                             Z. Li
Internet-Draft                                                     R. Gu
Intended status: Standards Track                            China Mobile
Expires: December 22, 2017                                       J. Dong
                                                     Huawei Technologies
                                                           June 20, 2017

 Export BGP community information in IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX)
                draft-ietf-opsawg-ipfix-bgp-community-02

Abstract

   This draft introduces several information elements in IPFIX
   information model [RFC7012] to enable IPFIX [RFC7011] to export the
   BGP community information, including standard community defined in
   [RFC1997], extended community defined in [RFC4360], large community
   defined in [RFC8092], community container defined in
   [I-D.ietf-idr-wide-bgp-communities].

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  IEs for BGP Standard Community  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.1.  bgpCommunity  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.2.  bgpSourceCommunityList  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.3.  bgpDestinationCommunityList . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   4.  IEs for BGP Extended Community  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     4.1.  bgpExtendedCommunity  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     4.2.  bgpSourceExtendedCommunityList  . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     4.3.  bgpDestinationExtendedCommunityList . . . . . . . . . . .   7
   5.  IEs for BGP Large Community . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     5.1.  bgpLargeCommunity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     5.2.  bgpSourceLargeCommunityList . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     5.3.  bgpDestinationLargeCommunityList  . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   6.  IEs for BGP Community Container . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   7.  Message Length Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   8.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   9.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   10. Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   11. References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     11.1.  Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     11.2.  Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   Appendix A.  Application Example  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     A.1.  Template Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     A.2.  Data Set  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16

1.  Introduction

   IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX) [RFC7011] provides network
   administrators with traffic flow information using the information
   elements (IEs) defined in [IANA-IPFIX] registries.  Based on the
   traffic flow information, network administrators know the amount and
   direction of the traffic in their network, then they can optimize
   their network when needed.  For example, they can steer some flows
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