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Christoph Sommer, Haruhiko Nishida, Benoit Claise, Atsushi Kobayashi and Falko Dressler, "IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX) Mediation: Problem Statement," Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), RFC, 5982, August 2010.


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 IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX) Mediation may help resolve. This document describes some problems related to flow-based measurement that network administrators have been facing, and problems., then it describes IPFIX Mediation applicability examples along with the

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Christoph Sommer
Haruhiko Nishida
Benoit Claise
Atsushi Kobayashi
Falko Dressler

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    author = {Sommer, Christoph and Nishida, Haruhiko and Claise, Benoit and Kobayashi, Atsushi and Dressler, Falko},
    title = {{IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX) Mediation: Problem Statement}},
    institution = {Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)},
    month = {8},
    number = {5982},
    type = {RFC},
    year = {2010},

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