Registration and access to meeting room
09:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:15
- Introduction from Euro-IX
- Introduction from DE-CIX
- Introduction from Extreme Networks
- Explanation of Forum Programme
- Update since 3rd Euro-IX Forum
Introductions from all member IXPs
10:15 - 10:45
General IXP issues - Mike Hughes
10:45 - 11:45
- Collect info for a BCP on IXP port security:
- MAC address limit
- STP guarding
- broad/multicast-storm limitation
- ARP watching
- 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)?
- Which methods are offered/used at various IXPs?
- Any new developments ?
- Who is using or planning to use a route server?
- Update on LINX White Paper on DDoS Defense
- Who is using or planning to use AntiDDoS gear/measures?
11:45 - 12:15
12:15 - 13:15
- Outline of the Regulatory Affairs monitoring service
- Demonstration of new Regulatory Affairs portal
- Overview of current topics
13:15 - 14:45
Customer view workshop
14:45 - 15:45
Neil Levine of Claranet and Neil McRae of COLT will share some insights from an IXP customer perspective.
6th Euro-IX General Meeting
15:45 - 16:00
- Agenda approval
- Approval of 5th GM minutes
- Presentation and approval of the Annual report for 2003
- Euro-IX Secretariat for 2005-2008
- Euro-IX Regulatory Services
- Aob & Next GM
16:00 - 16:30
Keynote Presentation - Michael Kende of Analysys Consulting
16:30 - 17:45
"Understanding the chaos" - what is really going on in the telco economic sector, is there a recovery, what is driving it?
Extreme Networks sponsored dinner
19:00 - 23:00
- Restaurant Kaefer
- Roof top of the German Parliament
IXP business tools - Richard Almeida
09:15 - 10:15
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
Bench marking workshop
10:45 - 11:30
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
A presentation on the Japan Network Access Point (JPNAP) and an overview of other IXPs in Japan.
Technical issues workshop - Tomas Marsalek
11:45 - 12:30
- 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
14:00 - 14:45
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!
Tools workshop - Ondrej Filip & Arnold Nipper
14:45 - 16:45
- 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