To ensure the NYIIX exchanges will provide stable and reliable service, TELEHOUSE must insist that all members follow the requirements described below.
TELEHOUSE reserves the right to disable ports that violate the requirements.JOIN NYIIX TODAY!
Ethernet interfaces attached to the NYIIX shall be explicitly configured with duplex and speed and shall not be auto-sensing.
Frames forwarded to the NYIIX ports shall have one of the following ethertypes:
Only one MAC source address shall be used on each port allocated to you on the NYIIX.
Traffic for link-local protocols shall not be forwarded to the NYIIX ports except for the following:
Link-local protocols include but are not limited to:
• All IP interfaces on member’s equipment that are connected to the NYIIX shall only use IP addresses assigned by TELEHOUSE (IPv4, IPv6) for NYIIX.
• Each IP interface on member’s equipment that are connected to the NYIIX must have network masks set to include the entire NYIIX as specified by TELEHOUSE (IPv4) and (IPv6).
• All exchange of routes across the NYIIX network shall be via BGP4(+).
• Each member must have a unique Autonomous System number (ASN) assigned by the ICANN-designated Regional Internet Registry.
• IP address spaces assigned to the NYIIX/LAIIX peering LAN shall not be advertised to other networks without explicit permission of the NYIIX/LAIIX.
Members shall keep the amount of broadcast and multicast to a minimum. Members shall not ping or keep BGP sessions with non-existing members.
• Members shall not be connected to the production switch until the technical requirements specified above are met.
• In the event that Member changes the configuration of the equipment attached to the NYIIX, TELEHOUSE may repeat the activation procedure to see if the Member meets the technical requirements specified above.
These requirements are put in place to minimize the risk of potential instability to the peering environment
No-export of NYIIX peering LAN
IP address space assigned to NYIIX Peering LANs shall not be advertised to other networks without explicit permission of Telehouse America.
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