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France-IX lance son premier outil de localisation de point de présence, baptisé PoP finder

France-IX lance son premier outil de localisation de point de présence, baptisé PoP finder

  Après une version béta en 2017, nous sommes heureux de vous annoncer le lancement de cet outil de localisation de point de présence. Baptisé « PoP finder », il a pour but d’aider n’importe quel visiteur de notre site web à trouver facilement et rapidement tous les points de présence (PoP) à Paris, à Marseille, en France et n’importe où dans le reste du monde où il est possible de se connecter à France-IX soit directement (PoPs France-IX en rouge), soit…

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France-IX route servers filtering policy: vote results and next steps

France-IX route servers filtering policy: vote results and next steps

Early November, all active members and resellers were invited to give their opinion on the route servers filtering policy they would like France-IX to adopt. We want to thank you for your feedback and your interest in this matter. With a voter turnout of 33%, 110 members/resellers (out of a total of 331) expressed their opinions. Please find below the results and the next steps regarding this project. Results 1/ Do you think that by default, route servers should not…

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Améliorations de la liste des membres

Améliorations de la liste des membres

Pour vous faciliter la lecture et le tri des membres France-IX, un nouveau champ a été introduit : la politique de peering de chaque réseau. La politique d’un membre est soit inconnue (champ vide), ouverte, sélective, restrictive ou marketplace (service payant vers un vendeur connecté sur France-IX). Vous avez maintenant la possibilité de trier tous les champs disponibles : par numéro d’AS, par PoP, par capacité souscrite, par politique de peering, par adresses IP, par contact et par présence sur les serveurs…

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France-IX’s approach to network automation

France-IX’s approach to network automation

Automation has been part of the network administrator’s tasks for a while now. In the same way that system engineers moved from SSH loops to more sophisticated tools years ago, NetOps are now moving from rancid and expect scripts to more powerful and robust tools. France-IX is the premier Internet peering service provider in France through its 11 carrier and data center neutral PoPs in Paris and Marseille. France-IX interconnects several hundreds of telecommunications carriers, ISPs, content providers, content delivery…

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PeeringDB, a must-have for the peering community

PeeringDB, a must-have for the peering community

For the second consecutive year, France-IX renews its support to peeringDB, a must-have for the peering community. peeringDB being non profit and member-based, the funds from France-IX and the other sponsors are used to maintain the database, develop new features and cover structural costs.Today peeringDB, a free resource available on the Internet, is essential for any peering coordinator, who uses it regularly or even automatically thanks to its recent APIs.   The database contains the locations and contacts of IP networks by AS number, IXPs such as France-IX…

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First step towards automated provisioning of peering services

First step towards automated provisioning of peering services

Until last week, prospective members were able to download online and fill out an Adobe PDF file asking for their company information, billing and technical details. All this information is necessary to set up any new member in our internal system and prepare accurately the France-IX connection agreement. Once signed, additional technical information was requested by email in the vast majority of cases to finalize the service configuration. This means that multiple manual entries were required in our internal system…

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