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Export BGP community information in IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX)

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (opsawg WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Zhenqiang Li , Rong Gu , Jie Dong
Last updated 2017-02-28 (Latest revision 2017-02-09)
Replaced by RFC 8549
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state Adopted by a WG
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-opsawg-ipfix-bgp-community
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This draft specifies an extension to the IPFIX information model defined in [RFC7012] to export the BGP community [RFC1997] information. Three information elements, bgpCommunity, bgpSourceCommunityList and bgpDestinationCommunityList, are introduced in this document to carry the BGP community information. bgpCommunity, containing exactly one BGP community value, is used to consist the list in bgpSourceCommunityList and bgpDestinationCommunityList, which are corresponding to a specific flow's source IP and destination IP respectively.


Zhenqiang Li
Rong Gu
Jie Dong

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