Atsushi Kobayashi, Benoit Claise, Haruhiko Nishida, Christoph Sommer, Falko Dressler and Emile Stephan, "IPFIX Mediation: Problem Statement," IETF, Internet-Draft (work in progress), draft-ietf-ipfix-mediators-problem-statement-06.txt, October 2009. [BibTeX, TXT and Details...]


Flow-based measurement is a popular method for various network monitoring usages. The sharing of flow-based information for monitoring applications having different requirements raises some open issues in terms of measurement system scalability, flow-based measurement flexibility, and export reliability that IPFIX Mediation may help resolve. This document describes the IPFIX Mediation applicability examples, along with some problems that network administrators have been facing.

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  author = {Kobayashi, Atsushi and Claise, Benoit and Nishida, Haruhiko and Sommer, Christoph and Dressler, Falko and Stephan, Emile},
  title = {{IPFIX Mediation: Problem Statement}},
  institution = {IETF},
  month = {October},
  number = {draft-ietf-ipfix-mediators-problem-statement-06.txt},
  type = {Internet-Draft (work in progress)},
  url = {http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-ipfix-mediators-problem-statement-06},
  year = {2009},

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