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Choosing Transit Providers

My organisation is in a position where we are paying quite excessive charges for single homed IP transit form our primary data centre provider. We're at the position now where we're ready to start ...
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Is “Peering” in networking, always exchanged directly?

Do ISPs always exchange traffic directly through Peering? Or not necessarily true? I heard that peering is an interconnection that charged for no money (free) unlike Transit providers. If that the ...
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Peering with an internet exchange

Our organization is planning to peer with the local internet exchange, we are planning to obtain an AS number to allow us to do this. However I was unsure if we also need our own IP address space to ...
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Benefits of peering with Transit Providers at exchange points

Whilst investigating choices of IXPs and browsing through member lists, I realised that Hurricane Electric publicly peered on AMS-IX and other popular IXs. I also came across their peering policy that ...
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Route 172.0.0.0 and 10.0.0.0 traffic through two NAT boxes

I have set up two NAT boxes in two separate AWS accounts and given the necessary security group permissions to allow both instances to talk to each other. In account A I have a service that needs to ...
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Overseas traffic issue [closed]

I have recently seen two problems related to overseas traffic where the traceroute shows that the problem seems to be located on the U.S. side. The traceroute drops off at the last leg ex. Amazon AWS, ...
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Linux peer-to-peer ethernet bonding

I have two linux servers. Each have 2 ethernet ports. I connect port-to-port with straight-through ethernet cables between the 2 servers (there is no network switches involved). I want to bond the 2 ...
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BGP ASN Peer information sources

So I know of the RIB files from RouteViews which can viewed using BGPDump. Now this data set will be easily able to show me the AS trace paths meaning I can find the upstreams for each ASN and their ...
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Diagnosing WAN performance & peering issues without a second ISP uplink as a comparison?

Background: I am able to access Twitter & Serverfault from work (using Level3) with no problems. However when I use RCN I get crummy service and am not able to load the page. Page reloads ...
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Is it possible to run IPv6 only BGP sessions?

We wish to peer with some members of an IXP that all support IPv6 peering. We do not wish to publicly peer on the IXP. Is it possible to save ourselves the trouble of getting a /24 block of v4's and ...