BKNIX Peering policy

Our policy is open and simple

  • Openly for bilateral peering agreement (BLPA). There is no Multilateral peering agreement (MLPA)
  • Participants may not destined of default routes unless you have permission to access participant's resources
  • BGP-4 is acceptably used for peering, may not use any IGP such as RIP, OSPF, IS-IS etc.

Ports Available

  • 100 Mbit/s ”FE” (100BaseT)
  • 1 Gbit/s “GE” (1000BaseT, 1000BaseSX, 1000BaseLX, 1000BaseLH)
  • 10 Gbit/s “10GE” (10000BaseLR, 10000BaseER)
  • 100Gbit/s "100GE" (100GE-SR10, 100GE-10x10)
  • Link aggregation of the above

Switch Interconnection Policy

  • Allow single layer-2 MAC address to place a single layer-3 router per port
  • BKNIX delivers a service from the IX Switch port to the patch panel.
  • The customer is responsible for their cable between router and BKNIX switch panel and peering that correct functioning for your own network
  • The customer is responsible to provide the router


  • IPv4 and/or IPv6 (native)
  • Route Servers, we have both Bird (IP Routing Daemons on UNIX systems) and Cisco Router that support both 2-byte & 4-byte AS number.
  • Private account to Manage your connections, initiate peering agreement, Traffic monitoring etc.
  • Network Operations Centre (NOC) actively monitors the BKNIX infrastructure 24x7.
Last modified 6 years ago Last modified on Aug 20, 2014, 9:53:30 AM