Specification of the IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX) Protocol for the Exchange of IP Traffic Flow Information
RFC 5101

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Document history

Date Rev. By Action
2016-11-30
26 (System) Closed request for Early review by SECDIR with state 'Unknown'
2015-10-14
26 (System) Notify list changed from n.brownlee@auckland.ac.nz, fluffy@cisco.com, n.brownlee@auckland.ac.nz, plonka@doit.wisc.edu, bclaise@cisco.com to fluffy@cisco.com, plonka@doit.wisc.edu
2012-08-22
26 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Bill Fenner
2012-08-22
26 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Jari Arkko
2012-08-22
26 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the Yes position for Dan Romascanu
2012-08-22
26 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Sam Hartman
2012-08-22
26 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Magnus Westerlund
2012-08-22
26 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Russ Housley
2008-02-12
26 Amy Vezza State Changes to RFC Published from RFC Ed Queue by Amy Vezza
2008-02-12
26 Amy Vezza [Note]: 'RFC 5101' added by Amy Vezza
2008-01-31
26 (System) RFC published
2007-11-12
26 (System) IANA Action state changed to RFC-Ed-Ack from Waiting on RFC Editor
2007-11-09
26 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on RFC Editor from In Progress
2007-11-09
26 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress from Waiting on Authors
2007-10-17
26 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on Authors from In Progress
2007-10-16
26 Amy Vezza State Changes to RFC Ed Queue from Approved-announcement sent by Amy Vezza
2007-10-15
26 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress from RFC-Ed-Ack
2007-10-15
26 Amy Vezza IESG state changed to Approved-announcement sent
2007-10-15
26 Amy Vezza IESG has approved the document
2007-10-15
26 Amy Vezza Closed "Approve" ballot
2007-10-15
26 Amy Vezza State Changes to Approved-announcement to be sent from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup by Amy Vezza
2007-10-11
26 Russ Housley [Ballot Position Update] Position for Russ Housley has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Russ Housley
2007-10-11
26 Dan Romascanu
An updated Note to RFC Editor was added to the write-up to solve the concerns raised in the DISCUSS by Russ Housley.

Note to RFC ...
2007-10-11
26 Dan Romascanu Note field has been cleared by Dan Romascanu
2007-10-10
26 Russ Housley
[Ballot discuss]
In Section 11.3, the document says:
  >
  > The fully-qualified domain name used to identify an IPFIX Collecting
  > Process ...
2007-10-05
26 (System) Removed from agenda for telechat - 2007-10-04
2007-10-04
26 Amy Vezza State Changes to IESG Evaluation::AD Followup from IESG Evaluation by Amy Vezza
2007-10-04
26 Chris Newman [Ballot comment]
Carrying forward Ted's position after review of only the deltas.
2007-10-04
26 Chris Newman [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Chris Newman
2007-10-03
26 Russ Housley
[Ballot comment]
In at least two places, the document says:
  >
  > The Exporting Process uses the Observation Domain ID to uniquely
  ...
2007-10-03
26 Russ Housley
[Ballot discuss]
In Section 11.3, the document says:
  >
  > The fully-qualified domain name used to identify an IPFIX Collecting
  > Process ...
2007-10-03
26 Russ Housley [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Russ Housley
2007-10-03
26 David Ward [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by David Ward
2007-10-02
26 Tim Polk [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Tim Polk
2007-10-01
26 Ron Bonica [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Ron Bonica
2007-10-01
26 Ron Bonica Created "Approve" ballot
2007-09-25
26 Dan Romascanu
[Note]: 'A previous version draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-24.txt of this draft was
already approved by the IESG. The IPFIX WG decided to make changes to that
version of ...
2007-09-23
26 Dan Romascanu State Changes to IESG Evaluation from Waiting for AD Go-Ahead by Dan Romascanu
2007-09-23
26 Dan Romascanu Placed on agenda for telechat - 2007-10-04 by Dan Romascanu
2007-09-23
26 Dan Romascanu
[Note]: 'A previous version draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-24.txt of this draft was
already approved by the IESG. The IPFIX WG decided to make changes to that
version of ...
2007-09-20
26 (System) State has been changed to Waiting for AD Go-Ahead from In Last Call by system
2007-09-19
26 Amanda Baber
IANA Last Call comments:

For draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-24.txt, IANA created the following new registries and populated them with their initial assignments:

- IPFIX Version Numbers
- IPFIX ...
2007-09-06
26 Amy Vezza Last call sent
2007-09-06
26 Amy Vezza State Changes to In Last Call from Last Call Requested by Amy Vezza
2007-09-06
26 Dan Romascanu State Changes to Last Call Requested from AD Evaluation::AD Followup by Dan Romascanu
2007-09-06
26 Dan Romascanu Last Call was requested by Dan Romascanu
2007-09-05
26 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-26.txt
2007-08-17
26 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2007-08-17
25 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-25.txt
2007-08-10
26 Amy Vezza State Changes to AD Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from RFC Ed Queue by Amy Vezza
2007-08-10
26 Amy Vezza Dan Romascanu requested that this document be pulled from the RFC Editor Queue on August 7, 2007.
2007-02-20
26 (System) IANA Action state changed to RFC-Ed-Ack from Waiting on RFC Editor
2007-02-20
26 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on RFC Editor from In Progress
2007-02-12
26 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress from Waiting on Authors
2007-01-29
26 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on Authors from In Progress
2007-01-29
26 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress from Waiting on Authors
2007-01-24
26 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on Authors from In Progress
2007-01-24
26 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress from Waiting on Authors
2007-01-22
26 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on Authors from In Progress
2006-11-27
26 Amy Vezza State Changes to RFC Ed Queue from Approved-announcement sent by Amy Vezza
2006-11-17
26 Amy Vezza IESG state changed to Approved-announcement sent
2006-11-17
26 Amy Vezza IESG has approved the document
2006-11-17
26 Amy Vezza Closed "Approve" ballot
2006-11-17
26 Amy Vezza State Changes to Approved-announcement to be sent from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup by Amy Vezza
2006-11-15
26 Dan Romascanu [Ballot Position Update] Position for Dan Romascanu has been changed to Yes from Discuss by Dan Romascanu
2006-11-12
26 Cullen Jennings [Ballot Position Update] Position for Cullen Jennings has been changed to Yes from No Objection by Cullen Jennings
2006-11-12
26 Cullen Jennings [Ballot discuss]
2006-11-12
26 Cullen Jennings [Ballot Position Update] Position for Cullen Jennings has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Cullen Jennings
2006-11-09
24 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-24.txt
2006-11-08
26 (System) Request for Early review by SECDIR Completed. Reviewer: Radia Perlman.
2006-11-08
26 (System) Request for Early review by SECDIR is assigned to Jeffrey Schiller
2006-11-08
26 (System) Request for Early review by SECDIR is assigned to Jeffrey Schiller
2006-11-08
26 Cullen Jennings State Change Notice email list have been change to n.brownlee@auckland.ac.nz, fluffy@cisco.com, n.brownlee@auckland.ac.nz, plonka@doit.wisc.edu, bclaise@cisco.com from n.brownlee@auckland.ac.nz, n.brownlee@auckland.ac.nz, plonka@doit.wisc.edu, bclaise@cisco.com
2006-10-26
26 Cullen Jennings State Change Notice email list have been change to n.brownlee@auckland.ac.nz, n.brownlee@auckland.ac.nz, plonka@doit.wisc.edu, bclaise@cisco.com from n.brownlee@auckland.ac.nz, n.brownlee@auckland.ac.nz, plonka@doit.wisc.edu
2006-10-26
26 Dan Romascanu [Ballot discuss]
I am holding a DISCUSS on Bill Fenner's COMMENT about the down reference.
2006-10-26
26 Dan Romascanu [Ballot Position Update] Position for Dan Romascanu has been changed to Discuss from Yes by Dan Romascanu
2006-10-25
26 Bill Fenner [Ballot comment]
Note: the reference to draft-ietf-ipfix-architecture is technically a downref (see RFC 3967)
2006-10-23
26 Cullen Jennings
[Ballot discuss]
This rev did a great job of addressing everyone of the comments I had put in. Thank you. I think it the new ...
2006-10-17
26 Jari Arkko [Ballot comment]
I would suggest that Section 10.3.6, paragraph 2, be added
default values for the rate and number of copies
associated with template changes.
2006-10-17
26 Jari Arkko [Ballot Position Update] Position for Jari Arkko has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Jari Arkko
2006-10-17
26 Sam Hartman [Ballot Position Update] Position for Sam Hartman has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Sam Hartman
2006-10-17
26 Dan Romascanu Placed on agenda for telechat - 2006-10-26 by Dan Romascanu
2006-10-16
26 Bill Fenner [Ballot Position Update] Position for Bill Fenner has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Bill Fenner
2006-10-16
26 Magnus Westerlund [Ballot Position Update] Position for Magnus Westerlund has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Magnus Westerlund
2006-10-14
26 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress from RFC-Ed-Ack
2006-10-13
26 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2006-10-13
23 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-23.txt
2006-10-09
26 Cullen Jennings
Any ETA on a new rev of this - we talked about it at last IETF and I thought we had come up with good ...
2006-07-07
26 Jari Arkko
[Ballot discuss]
> SCTP [RFC2960] and PR-SCTP [RFC3758] MUST be implemented by all
> compliant implementations.  UDP [UDP] MAY also be implemented by
> compliant ...
2006-07-06
26 Amy Vezza State Changes to IESG Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from IESG Evaluation by Amy Vezza
2006-07-06
26 (System) [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Ross Callon by IESG Secretary
2006-07-06
26 Lisa Dusseault [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Lisa Dusseault by Lisa Dusseault
2006-07-06
26 David Kessens
[Ballot comment]
Comments from the DNS review team by Ólafur Guðmundsson:

The IPFIX documents are impressive, in size and how well they are written,
I ...
2006-07-06
26 David Kessens [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for David Kessens by David Kessens
2006-07-06
26 Jon Peterson [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Jon Peterson by Jon Peterson
2006-07-06
26 Cullen Jennings
[Ballot discuss]
I considered deferring to give me a chance to talk to the authors - I suspect that many of these things may just ...
2006-07-06
26 Cullen Jennings
[Ballot discuss]
I considered deferring to give me a chance to talk to the authors - I suspect that many of these things may just ...
2006-07-06
26 Cullen Jennings [Ballot Position Update] Position for Cullen Jennings has been changed to Discuss from Undefined by Cullen Jennings
2006-07-06
26 Cullen Jennings
[Ballot comment]
Section 6.1 seems to duplicate type specifications that are also defined in the normative IPFIX-INFO reference. Normative definitions of things in two documents ...
2006-07-06
26 Cullen Jennings [Ballot Position Update] New position, Undefined, has been recorded for Cullen Jennings by Cullen Jennings
2006-07-05
26 Bill Fenner
[Ballot discuss]
Reference issues:

[IPFIX-ARCH] is expired; I guess it got renamed from -arch to -architecture?

[RFC1948] is informational, so is a downref.  I suspect ...
2006-07-05
26 Bill Fenner [Ballot Position Update] Position for Bill Fenner has been changed to Discuss from No Objection by Bill Fenner
2006-07-05
26 Jari Arkko
[Ballot discuss]
> SCTP [RFC2960] and PR-SCTP [RFC3758] MUST be implemented by all
> compliant implementations.  UDP [UDP] MAY also be implemented by
> compliant ...
2006-07-05
26 Bill Fenner [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Bill Fenner by Bill Fenner
2006-07-05
26 Jari Arkko
[Ballot discuss]
> SCTP [RFC2960] and PR-SCTP [RFC3758] MUST be implemented by all
> compliant implementations.  UDP [UDP] MAY also be implemented by
> compliant ...
2006-07-05
26 Mark Townsley [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Mark Townsley by Mark Townsley
2006-07-05
26 Jari Arkko [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Jari Arkko by Jari Arkko
2006-07-05
26 Sam Hartman
[Ballot discuss]
Based on a security review from Radia Perlman as well as my own comments.

BCP 61 requires a mandatory to implement strong security ...
2006-07-05
26 Sam Hartman
[Ballot discuss]
Based on a security review from Radia Perlman as well as my own comments.

BCP 61 requires a mandatory to implement strong security ...
2006-07-05
26 Sam Hartman [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Sam Hartman by Sam Hartman
2006-07-05
26 Brian Carpenter
[Ballot comment]
"Specification of the IPFIX Protocol for the Exchange of IP Traffic
Flow Information" would be a better title.

Question: is IANA supposed to ...
2006-07-05
26 Brian Carpenter [Ballot Position Update] Position for Brian Carpenter has been changed to No Objection from Undefined by Brian Carpenter
2006-07-03
26 Ted Hardie [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Ted Hardie by Ted Hardie
2006-07-03
26 Magnus Westerlund
[Ballot discuss]
Page 13:
  Sequence Number
          Incremental sequence counter modulo 2^32 of all IPFIX Data
        ...
2006-07-03
26 Magnus Westerlund [Ballot Position Update] Position for Magnus Westerlund has been changed to Discuss from No Objection by Magnus Westerlund
2006-07-03
26 Magnus Westerlund [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Magnus Westerlund by Magnus Westerlund
2006-06-30
26 Lars Eggert
[Ballot comment]
Section 1.1, paragraph 1:

>    The IPFIX protocol provides network administrators with access to IP
>    flow information.  The architecture for ...
2006-06-30
26 Lars Eggert
[Ballot comment]
Section 1.1, paragraph 1:

>    The IPFIX protocol provides network administrators with access to IP
>    flow information.  The architecture for ...
2006-06-30
26 Lars Eggert [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Lars Eggert by Lars Eggert
2006-06-30
26 Brian Carpenter [Ballot comment]
"Specification of the IPFIX Protocol for the Exchange of IP Traffic
Flow Information" would be a better title.
2006-06-30
26 Brian Carpenter [Ballot Position Update] New position, Undefined, has been recorded for Brian Carpenter by Brian Carpenter
2006-06-27
26 Dan Romascanu State Changes to IESG Evaluation from Waiting for Writeup by Dan Romascanu
2006-06-27
26 Dan Romascanu Placed on agenda for telechat - 2006-07-06 by Dan Romascanu
2006-06-27
26 Dan Romascanu [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Dan Romascanu
2006-06-27
26 Dan Romascanu Ballot has been issued by Dan Romascanu
2006-06-27
26 Dan Romascanu Created "Approve" ballot
2006-06-20
22 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-22.txt
2006-05-16
26 (System) State has been changed to Waiting for Writeup from In Last Call by system
2006-05-08
26 Yoshiko Fong
IANA Last Call Comments:

In the first paragraph of the IANA Considerations section, "them" should be more explicit.
What does the word "them" refer to? ...
2006-05-07
26 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress
2006-05-02
26 Amy Vezza State Changes to In Last Call from Last Call Requested by Amy Vezza
2006-05-02
26 Dan Romascanu State Changes to Last Call Requested from AD Evaluation::AD Followup by Dan Romascanu
2006-05-02
26 Dan Romascanu Last Call was requested by Dan Romascanu
2006-05-02
26 (System) Ballot writeup text was added
2006-05-02
26 (System) Last call text was added
2006-05-02
26 (System) Ballot approval text was added
2006-04-28
21 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-21.txt
2006-04-21
26 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2006-04-21
20 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-20.txt
2006-03-30
26 Dan Romascanu Shepherding AD has been changed to Dan Romascanu from Bert Wijnen
2006-03-17
26 Bert Wijnen State Changes to AD Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from AD Evaluation by Bert Wijnen
2006-03-15
26 Bert Wijnen
AD review posted to WG list:

-----Original Message-----
From: majordomo listserver [mailto:majordomo@mil.doit.wisc.edu]On Behalf
Of Wijnen, Bert (Bert)
Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2006 01:22 ...
2005-11-20
26 Bert Wijnen State Changes to AD Evaluation from Publication Requested by Bert Wijnen
2005-11-09
26 Bert Wijnen Shepherding AD has been changed to Bert Wijnen from David Kessens
2005-11-04
26 Dinara Suleymanova Draft Added by Dinara Suleymanova in state Publication Requested
2005-09-06
19 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-19.txt
2005-08-08
18 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-18.txt
2005-07-15
17 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-17.txt
2005-06-21
16 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-16.txt
2005-05-31
15 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-15.txt
2005-05-13
14 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-14.txt
2005-05-02
13 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-13.txt
2005-04-19
12 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-12.txt
2005-04-04
11 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-11.txt
2005-03-21
10 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-10.txt
2005-03-08
09 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-09.txt
2005-02-22
08 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-08.txt
2004-12-09
07 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-07.txt
2004-10-22
06 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-06.txt
2004-08-13
05 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-05.txt
2004-07-21
04 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-04.txt
2004-02-16
03 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-03.txt
2004-01-21
02 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-02.txt
2003-10-28
01 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-01.txt
2003-06-19
00 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-ipfix-protocol-00.txt