VIX | Connect to VIX | Requirements
last change: December 28, 2015

Requirements for a VIX Connection

  • Autonomous System (AS) Number: VIX participants are required to use their own properly assigned and globally unique AS number for any BGP4 peering session on the VIX peering LAN. All advertised AS numbers on any peering session at VIX have to be globally unique and properly assigned and documented by a RIR/LIR (Regional or Local Internet Registry) and the announcing VIX participant needs to be authorized to do so.
  • IP Address Space: All advertised IP address space on any peering session at VIX has to be globally unique and properly assigned and documented by a RIR/LIR (Regional or Local Internet Registry) and the announcing VIX participant needs to be authorized to do so.
  • Global Internet Connectivity: VIX participants are required to have their AS number and IP address space provided with global Internet connectivity before the connection to VIX is established.