FNC-IX

France Network Community Internet Exchange

How to get connected?

Eligibility Check

Before considering a connection to FNC-IX, it’s essential to perform an eligibility check to ensure a seamless experience. This check involves reviewing and fulfilling the technical prerequisites:

  • Verify that you have the necessary networking equipment compatible with FNC-IX infrastructure.
  • Ensure compliance with our IP and routing standards to maintain network stability and security.
  • Adhere to BGP (Border Gateway Protocol) and security guidelines to enhance your peering experience.

Membership Registration

If you meet the technical requirements and are ready to enhance your network connectivity, the next step is to register as an FNC-IX member. Becoming a member comes with several valuable benefits:

  • Gain access to a dedicated peering infrastructure, providing high-speed and reliable connectivity.
  • Connect and peer with a diverse community of members, expanding your network reach and potential business opportunities.
  • Access network monitoring tools and resources to optimize your peering experience.

Connection Setup

Once your registration as an FNC-IX member is complete, it’s time to move on to the connection setup phase. During this crucial step, our team will provide you with the necessary guidance and information to ensure a successful connection:

  • Receive detailed IP allocations and peering information to configure your network equipment for optimal performance.
  • Gain insights into best practices for maintaining a stable and secure peering connection with FNC-IX.
  • Benefit from ongoing technical assistance and support to address any inquiries or challenges that may arise during the setup process.

We’re here to assist you every step of the way. If you require technical assistance or have any questions during the setup phase, please don’t hesitate to contact our dedicated support team at hello@fnc-ix.net. Your successful connection is our priority, and we’re committed to ensuring a smooth experience for you.

Membership Guidelines:

To become a valued member of the FNC-IX community, it is essential to adhere to guidelines that foster a harmonious and efficient peering environment.
  • Members are required to possess and announce their own IPv4 subnet (≥ /24) and IPv6 subnet (≥ /48), along with their own Autonomous System Number.
  • Members must exclusively use their allocated IP subnets and refrain from any IP address spoofing.
  • Providing complete and accurate information during the registration process is mandatory to uphold transparency and accountability
  • Respect for FNC-IX community guidelines, fellow members, and adherence to applicable laws are fundamental principles for all members.

Ready to join?

To become a valued member of the FNC-IX community, it is essential to adhere to guidelines that foster a harmonious and efficient peering environment.
  • Members are required to possess and announce their own IPv4 subnet (≥ /24) and IPv6 subnet (≥ /48), along with their own Autonomous System Number.
  • Members must exclusively use their allocated IP subnets and refrain from any IP address spoofing.
  • Providing complete and accurate information during the registration process is mandatory to uphold transparency and accountability
  • Respect for FNC-IX community guidelines, fellow members, and adherence to applicable laws are fundamental principles for all members.
  • Participants must have a valid PeeringDB entry and keep it up to date.

FNC-IX Member registration form:

Please fill out the information below. We don’t need many information. Just the contact details and your ASN. We will the fetch all remaining information from your valid and up-to-date PeeringDB record! 

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