FAQ

What’s your delivery time ?

5 working days

Can I use 32 bits ASN ?

Yes

Do you allow multiple MAC address per port?

No

Do you allow multiple ASN per port ?

No

Do you support IPv6 ?

Yes

Where can I collocate my equipement ?

Colocation is available on Equinix site.

Do you support 10GE WANphy ?

No

What do I Need to connect to Equinix Internet Exchange Paris ?

- A routing equipement (router, switch layer3)
- PI or PA adress space (IPv4: minimum /24 block and/or IPv6: minimum /48)
- Public AS number

What’s an AS number ?

An Autonomous System, AS, is a network or group of networks under common administrative control, with the same policy.
ASN number is assigned by a RIR (RIPE in Europe, ARIN in America, APNIC in Asia, LACNIC in South-America, AFRINIC in Africa).

I don’t have an AS number, how get it ?

You should become LIR (Local Internet Registry) of a RIR (RIPE in Europe, ARIN in America, APNIC in Asia, LACNIC in South-America, AFRINIC in Africa), then you can request an AS number to the RIR. Your ISP/NSP can also help you to get an AS number by doing administrative request for you.

I don’t have an AS number, can I join ?

Unfortunatly not because members routes are exchanged using BGP protocol that require the use of unique AS number for each member.

How the routes are exchanged between members ?

The routes are exchanged between members using BGP protocol.

What's the side code ?

Site code is for Equinix a short name for define an IBX. You will find more on PoP page.

What's an IBX ?

An IBX is a datacenter.

I don’t have IP address, how get it ?

You should become LIR (Local Internet Registry) of a RIR (RIPE in Europe, ARIN in America, APNIC in Asia, LACNIC in South-America, AFRINIC in Africa), then you can request an IP address space (IPv4 and/or IPv6) to the RIR. Your ISP/NSP can also help you to get an IP address space by doing administrative request for you.

Can I use my existing cross-connnect for upgrade from 1GE to 10GE ?

Yes if the current cross-connect is single-mode fiber.

Is transit allowed over Equinix Internet Exchange Paris ?

No in the public VLAN, Yes in a private VLAN.

Did you arrange peering for us ?

No, you should contact other Equinix Internet Exchange Paris yourself. Contact details are in the member list page. We invite you to use MLPE service with will bring you most of members on a single BGP session.

Who is connected to Equinix Internet Exchange Paris ?

All types of companies are connected on Equinix Internet Exchange Paris, more details are shown on members list.