[rfc-dist] RFC 3955 on Evaluation of Candidate Protocols for IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX)

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        RFC 3955

        Title:      Evaluation of Candidate Protocols for
                    IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX)
        Author(s):  S. Leinen
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       October 2004
        Mailbox:    simon at switch.ch
        Pages:      23
        Characters: 55143
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-leinen-ipfix-eval-contrib-03.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3955.txt

This document contains an evaluation of the five candidate protocols
for an IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX) protocol, based on the
requirements document produced by the IPFIX Working Group.  The
protocols are characterized and grouped in broad categories, and
evaluated against specific requirements.  Finally, a recommendation
is made to select the NetFlow v9 protocol as the basis for the IPFIX

This document is a product of the IP Flow Information Export Working
Group of the IETF.

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