Last Updated: 14 October, 2003
Status: Obsoleted by BCP 007
These are the technical guidelines for connecting to OttIX.
- members must only use IP addresses on the interface of their router
connected to OttIX;
- members may only present a single MAC address to any individual OttIX
port that is allocated to them;
- members should have an ASN of their own. If not, a private ASN will be
assigned by the OttIX technical committee;
Once a member obtains a globally unique ASN, that member should notify the
OttIX technical committee to make the change;
- peering will take place using BGP4;
- members must disable on all intefaces attached to OttIX: Proxy ARP,
ICMP redirects, CDP, IRDP, directed broadcasts, IEEE Spanning Tree, IGP
broadcasts and all other MAC layer broadcasts except ARP.
- members must disable on all intefaces attached to OttIX any duplex,
speed, or other link parameter autosensing;
- members must not announce the OttIX peering LAN prefix;
- members must set net masks on all interfaces attached to OttIX to
include the entire peering LAN
- members will not touch equipment at OttIX that does not belong by them
without the express written permission of the equipment owner;
- members may not install sniffers to monitor traffic through OttIX, except
through their own ports;
- members will ensure that their usage of OttIX will not be detrimental to
the usage of OttIX by other members; and
- members should not use OttIX to carry traffic between their own routers.
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