General Technical Information

IX-Denver Basics

  • IX-Denver has two “on-net” locations that we manage:
  • These switches are fed by diverse power feeds and two power supplies.
  • IX-Denver currently accepts and forwards ethertypes 0x0806 (ARP) 0x0800 (IPv4) and 0x86dd (IPv6).
  • Both access and trunk ports are available, members with trunk ports can negotiate private VLAN membership between yourself and other members of the IX.
  • Access ports will be placed in the public peering VLAN only.
  • IX-Denver is also available through extension switch operators (ESOs) in several locations:

Switch Fabric

  • IX-Denver uses 10GBASE-LR or 1GBASE-LR (1310NM) optics only
  • The public peering VLAN is VLAN-ID 100
  • Switch VLAN 100 interface IPv4 – 206.53.175.254/24
  • Switch VLAN 100 interface IPv6 – 2001:504:58::254/64
  • Layer 2 MTU of all ports is set at 9192

Route Servers

  • Route server – B (bird 1.6.3) IPv4 – 206.53.175.5/24
  • Route server – B (bird6 1.6.3) IPv6 – 2001:504:58::5/64
  • Route server – C (bird 1.6.3) IPv4 – 206.53.175.7/24
  • Route server – C (bird6 1.6.3) IPv6 – 2001:504:58::7/64
  • Route servers ASN – 394594
  • Route servers policy ASN – 64599
  • Route servers IPv4 MTU is 1472
  • Route servers IPv6 MTU is 1452
  • RS B = VM physically on den1.sv02 (hypervisor #2)
  • RS C = VM physically on den1.sv01 (hypervisor #1)

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