Information Elements for Data Link Layer Traffic Measurement
RFC 7133

Document Type RFC - Proposed Standard (May 2014; No errata)
Last updated 2014-05-21
Replaces draft-kashima-ipfix-data-link-layer-monitoring
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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                        S. Kashima
Request for Comments: 7133                                           NTT
Category: Standards Track                              A. Kobayashi, Ed.
ISSN: 2070-1721                                                 NTT East
                                                               P. Aitken
                                                     Cisco Systems, Inc.
                                                                May 2014

      Information Elements for Data Link Layer Traffic Measurement

Abstract

   This document describes Information Elements related to the data link
   layer.  They are used by the IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX)
   protocol for encoding measured data link layer traffic information.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force
   (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has
   received public review and has been approved for publication by the
   Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on
   Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

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   http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7133.

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Kashima, et al.              Standards Track                    [Page 1]
RFC 7133          Data Link Layer Information Elements          May 2014

Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................4
      1.1. Conventions Used in This Document ..........................4
   2. Extended Ethernet Technology ....................................4
      2.1. Wide-Area Ethernet Technology Summary ......................4
      2.2. Virtual Ethernet Technology Summary ........................5
   3. Modification and Addition of Information Elements
      Related to Data Link Layer ......................................6
      3.1. Existing Information Elements ..............................7
           3.1.1. dataLinkFrameSize ...................................8
           3.1.2. dataLinkFrameSection ................................9
           3.1.3. layer2OctetDeltaCount ...............................9
           3.1.4. layer2OctetTotalCount ..............................10
           3.1.5. layer2FrameDeltaCount ..............................10
           3.1.6. layer2FrameTotalCount ..............................11
      3.2. New Information Elements ..................................11
           3.2.1. dataLinkFrameType ..................................12
           3.2.2. sectionOffset ......................................12
           3.2.3. sectionExportedOctets ..............................13
           3.2.4. dot1qServiceInstanceTag ............................13
           3.2.5. dot1qServiceInstanceId .............................14
           3.2.6. dot1qServiceInstancePriority .......................14
           3.2.7. dot1qCustomerSourceMacAddress ......................15
           3.2.8. dot1qCustomerDestinationMacAddress .................15
           3.2.9. postL2OctetDeltaCount ..............................16
           3.2.10. postMCastL2OctetDeltaCount ........................16
           3.2.11. postL2OctetTotalCount .............................17
           3.2.12. postMCastL2OctetTotalCount ........................17
           3.2.13. minimumL2TotalLength ..............................18
           3.2.14. maximumL2TotalLength ..............................18
           3.2.15. droppedL2OctetDeltaCount ..........................19
           3.2.16. droppedL2OctetTotalCount ..........................19
           3.2.17. ignoredL2OctetTotalCount ..........................20
           3.2.18. notSentL2OctetTotalCount ..........................20
           3.2.19. layer2OctetDeltaSumOfSquares ......................21
           3.2.20. layer2OctetTotalSumOfSquares ......................21
   4. Modification of Existing Information Elements Related
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