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Re: Looking for "National" NAPs
- From: Robert Bowman
- Date: Tue Oct 21 01:48:56 1997
Can you update exodus to reflect AADS, as we brought up that PVC the other
> I'm updating my list of who is connected to what public exchange point.
> Here is my current list
> Exchange IP Network
> CIX 149.20
> Sprint/NY NAP 192.157.69
> AADS/Chicago NAP 198.32.130
> PACBELL/SF NAP 198.32.128
> MAE-East 192.41.177
> MAE-West 198.32.136
> After last time I had requests to list several additional exchange points.
> To keep things manageble for myself, I'm limiting myself to "National"
> NAPs which meet the following three criteria:
> - Located in North America (USA, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean), my French
> and Spanish language abilities are limited
> - At least five different providers attached and operating
> - At least one attached provider with their headquarters in
> a non-adjacent state, province, island (Alaska and Hawaii
> can count any other state as non-adjacent, Rhode Island can't)
> I'm trying to automate this, so next time I'll try to get Europe and Asia
> exchange points; but for now this is the NANOG list.
> If you operate such an exchange point I'd like to add it to my exchange
> point connection cross-matrix. Please send me 1) a brief name for the
> exchange point, 2) IP network used for the exchange point, 3) the in-addr
> name server for the exchange point *OR* if you don't allow AXFR access
> a copy of the in-addr BIND file for the IP addresses.
> If you are attached *BUT DO NOT OPERATE* an exchange point, please let
> the exchange point operate contact me.
> Important: I must be able to independently verify that the connections
> exist at the exchange point. I normally do this by sending a few (10-20)
> PINGs at the ip addresses several times over 24 hours. If your router is
> down for more than 24 hours, I may not count it. Press releases do not count.
> Last time I got fooled by some old IP address being re-assigned to new
> providers; I've flushed my data so this will be based on fresh data. I
> want to complete this before the NANOG meeting, so I request you let me
> know before Wednesday, Oct 22, 1997.
> Sean Donelan, Data Research Associates, Inc, St. Louis, MO
> Affiliation given for identification not representation