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Information for networks looking to join an IXP

 

Connect to an IXP - Connection Requirements

The requirements needed to connect to an IXP can differ from one IXP to the next. The following 3 requirements are found at most IXPs:

Note: Some IXPs have more requirements than those listed above. Full details of the joining requirements per IXP can be viewed 

 

IXP Selection

To choose which IXP(s) to connect to, you should consider:


Config Samples

If you need help with configuring your router/switch which connects to an IXP, check out these helpful tips from AMS-IX.