[rfc-dist] RFC 5472 on IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX) Applicability

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        RFC 5472

        Title:      IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX) 
        Author:     T. Zseby, E. Boschi,
                    N. Brownlee, B. Claise
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       March 2009
        Mailbox:    tanja.zseby at fokus.fraunhofer.de, 
                    elisa.boschi at hitachi-eu.com, 
                    nevil at caida.org,  bclaise at cisco.com
        Pages:      31
        Characters: 71379
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ipfix-as-12.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5472.txt

In this document, we describe the applicability of the IP Flow
Information eXport (IPFIX) protocol for a variety of
applications.  We show how applications can use IPFIX, describe
the relevant Information Elements (IEs) for those applications,
and present opportunities and limitations of the protocol.  Furthermore,
we describe relations of the IPFIX framework to other
architectures and frameworks.  This memo provides information for 
the Internet community.

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

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