Bidirectional Flow Export Using IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX)
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <email@example.com>, RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org>, ipfix mailing list <email@example.com>, ipfix chair <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Bidirectional Flow Export using IPFIX' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Bidirectional Flow Export using IPFIX ' <draft-ietf-ipfix-biflow-06.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the IP Flow Information Export Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Dan Romascanu and Ron Bonica. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-ipfix-biflow-06.txt
Technical Summary This document describes an efficient method for exporting bidirectional flow (Biflow) information using the IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX) protocol, representing each Biflow using a single Flow Record. Working Group Summary The working group considered several methods of encoding bidirectional flow data, these are discussed in the document, as well as the method which was chosen. The Working Group has reached consensus on this document. Protocol Quality This document has been reviewed by by the IPFIX Working Group Chairs and by Dan Romascanu for the IESG. It also underwent a security directorate review by Rob Austein and a GenArt review by Christian Vogt.