Extending IP Flow-Based Network Monitoring with Location Information

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IP Flow-based monitoring lacks a mechanism to associate measured IP Flow information with the geographic location of the device where the IP Flows have been observed. This document defines a set of guidelines and best practices to extend IP Flow monitoring protocols with location information of the device (both fixed and mobile) that acts as an IP Flow metering process.


Olivier Festor (olivier.festor@inria.fr)
Abdelkader Lahmadi (abdelkader.lahmadi@loria.fr)
Rick Hofstede (r.j.hofstede@utwente.nl)
Aiko Pras (a.pras@utwente.nl)

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