Specification of the IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX) Protocol for the Exchange of Flow Information, September 2013
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- INTERNET STANDARD
- RFC 5101
- B. Claise, Ed.
B. Trammell, Ed.
- ipfix (ops)
This document specifies the IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX) protocol, which serves as a means for transmitting Traffic Flow information over the network. In order to transmit Traffic Flow information from an Exporting Process to a Collecting Process, a common representation of flow data and a standard means of communicating them are required. This document describes how the IPFIX Data and Template Records are carried over a number of transport protocols from an IPFIX Exporting Process to an IPFIX Collecting Process. This document obsoletes RFC 5101.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.