The Euro-IX IXP community has collaborated to produce the following Best Current Practices (BCP) for those looking to either start or further develop their IXP.

The following information has been put together by a variety of IXPs in an effort to share their knowledge and experiences with the wider community. The content in these pages reflects the BCPs of the Euro-IX IXP community however one should carefully explore all possible options before putting any IXP plan into action and this effort is intended to act as a though provoker rather than the definitive guide to building an IXP.

In an effort for us to have a better understanding of whom is access this information, to view any of the following BCP pages, you will require an Euro-IX user account. To apply for a user account, please register here.

The BCP has been split in four sections: