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Date
April 19, 2004 – April 20, 2004
Registration
April 19, 2004 – April 20, 2004
Register
Proposal submission
April 19, 2004 – April 20, 2004
Location
Berlin, Germany
Host IXP(s)
DE-CIX Management GmbH

Hotel Information

Grand Hotel Esplanade, Berlin


Venue Information

Grand Hotel Esplanade
Lützowufer 15
Berlin, Germany

My Proposals

April 19, 2004

09:00 – 10:00

Registration and access to meeting room

10:00 – 10:15

Official welcome

  • Introduction from Euro-IX
  • Introduction from DE-CIX
  • Introduction from Extreme Networks
  • Explanation of Forum Programme
  • Update since 3rd Euro-IX Forum


10:15 – 10:45

Introductions from all member IXPs

Member Introductions
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10:45 – 11:45

General IXP issues - Mike Hughes

  • Collect info for a BCP on IXP port security:
    • MAC address limit
    • STP guarding
    • broad/multicast-storm limitation
    • ARP watching
    • other
  • Collect info for a BCP on Resilience & Optimisation
    • how much resilience inside switches?
    • how many switches?
    • how many locations?
    • how to optimise traffic flows (for saving trunk capacity)?
* Multi-port connected customers
  • Which methods are offered/used at various IXPs?
* Route server
  • Any new developments ?
  • Who is using or planning to use a route server?
* Anti DDoS
  • Update on LINX White Paper on DDoS Defense
  • Who is using or planning to use AntiDDoS gear/measures?


11:45 – 12:15

Coffee Break

12:15 – 13:15

Regulatory issues

  • Outline of the Regulatory Affairs monitoring service
  • Demonstration of new Regulatory Affairs portal
  • Overview of current topics


13:15 – 14:45

Lunch

14:45 – 15:45

Customer view workshop

Neil Levine of Claranet and Neil McRae of COLT will share some insights from an IXP customer perspective.


15:45 – 16:00

6th Euro-IX General Meeting

  1. Opening
  2. Agenda approval
  3. Approval of 5th GM minutes
  4. Presentation and approval of the Annual report for 2003
  5. Euro-IX Secretariat for 2005-2008
  6. Euro-IX Regulatory Services
  7. Aob & Next GM
  8. Closing


16:00 – 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 – 17:45

Keynote Presentation - Michael Kende of Analysys Consulting

"Understanding the chaos" - what is really going on in the telco economic sector, is there a recovery, what is driving it?


19:00 – 23:00

Extreme Networks sponsored dinner

  • Restaurant Kaefer
  • Roof top of the German Parliament


April 20, 2004

09:15 – 10:15

IXP business tools - Richard Almeida

As a follow-up on the presentation by Bill Norton at the 3rd forum, Richard Almeida will elaborate on what XPE learned and either incorporated or ignored (and why).


10:15 – 10:45

Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:30

Bench marking workshop

At the 3rd Forum in Lisbon, I proposed a benchmarking club. What is benchmarking? Benchmarking is the exchanging of data about your business to enable you to compare performance (or policies….).


11:30 – 11:45

JPNAP Presentation

A presentation on the Japan Network Access Point (JPNAP) and an overview of other IXPs in Japan.


11:45 – 12:30

Technical issues workshop - Tomas Marsalek

  • Switch Wish List v2.0: Mike Hughes
  • MD5 configs in Juniper & Cisco Routers & Quagga: Mike Hughes
  • Sharing Experience IXP's members activity: "sharing" lab
    with members, WG participation : Tomas Marsalek
  • Extension capacity on IX backbone: - double 1gbps and
    etherchannel bundle using WDM equipment X switch from 1GB to 10GB technology.
  • Compatibility with non-cisco GBIC in future IOS : Tomas Marsalek
  • Discount from Switch vendors for EURO-IX members : Tomas Marsalek
  • IPv6 Allocation Policies and Issues
  • Agenda Items for RIPE EIX-WG
  • RIPE NCC Action Plan - input


12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 14:45

'Murphy's Corner'

This workshop is designed as an opportunity for IXPs to share some stories of things going wrong at their IXP and how they handled/mishandled these events!


14:45 – 16:45

Tools workshop - Ondrej Filip & Arnold Nipper

  • IXP watch (LINX
  • Implementation of Nagios (VIX)
  • BENTO (Netnod)
  • Inter Provider Network Analyzer (MIX)
  • A software analyzer for IXPs (NIX.CZ)
  • Monitoring tools at Netnod (Netnod)
  • Monitoring tools at DE-CIX (DE-CIX)
  • Marratech conferencing tool (LINX)
  • Possible EU funded monitoring tool development project (LINX/MIX)


16:45 – 17:00

Closing

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