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Current RIS Routing Beacons

Note: IPv6 beacons and anchors are now being announced from the RRCs. See below for details.

All RRCs:

  • Announcements at 00:00, 04:00, 08:00, 12:00, 16:00, 20:00 (UTC)
  • Withdrawals at 02:00, 06:00, 10:00, 14:00, 18:00, 22:00 (UTC)

Comments:
The RIS Routing Beacons were initiated to assist studies concerning unwanted effects on convergence when applying Route Flap Damping practices.

All IPv4 beacon prefixes are announced with additional attributes. We now overload the BGP AGGREGATOR attribute to tag each announcement with a timestamp, a sequence number and the identifier of the RRC making the announcement. These are encoded as follows:

AGGREGATOR IP ADDRESS: 10.x.y.z, where x, y and z form a 24-bit count of the number of seconds between the start of the month and the time of the announcement.
AGGREGATOR AS NUMBER: 64512 + n, where n is a 10-bit number encoded as
    MSB                                   LSB
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
| 0 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 |
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
| RRC ID | Sequence Number |
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

Adding 64512 brings the resulting number into the private AS number range.


Routing Beacon Address Schema - IPv4
Prefix:RRC:Location:
84.205.64.0/24 RRC00 - RIPE NCC Amsterdam, NL
84.205.65.0/24 RRC01 - LINX London, UK
84.205.67.0/24 RRC03 - AMS-IX, NL-IX, GN-IX Amsterdam, NL
84.205.68.0/24 RRC04 - CIXP Geneva, CH
84.205.69.0/24 RRC05 - VIX Vienna, AT
84.205.70.0/24 RRC06 - DIX-IE Otematchi, JP
84.205.71.0/24 RRC07 - NETNOD Stockholm, SE
84.205.74.0/24 RRC10 - MIX Milan, IT
84.205.75.0/24 RRC11 - NYIIX New York , NY, US
84.205.76.0/24 RRC12 - DE-CIX Frankfurt, DE
84.205.77.0/24 RRC13 - MSK-IX Moscow, RU
84.205.78.0/24 RRC14 - PAIX Palo Alto, CA, US
84.205.79.0/24 RRC15 - PTTMetro-SP Sao Paulo, BR
84.205.73.0/24 RRC16 - NOTA Miami, FL, US
Routing Beacon Address Schema - IPv6
Prefix:RRC:Location:
2001:7FB:FE00::/48 RRC00 - RIPE NCC Amsterdam, NL
2001:7FB:FE01::/48 RRC01 - LINX London, UK
2001:7FB:FE03::/48 RRC03 - AMS-IX, NL-IX, GN-IX Amsterdam, NL
2001:7FB:FE04::/48 RRC04 - CIXP Geneva, CH
2001:7FB:FE05::/48 RRC05 - VIX Vienna, AT
2001:7FB:FE07::/48 RRC07 - NETNOD Stockholm, SE
2001:7FB:FE0A::/48 RRC10 - MIX Milan, IT
2001:7FB:FE0B::/48 RRC11 - NYIIX New York , NY, US
2001:7FB:FE0C::/48 RRC12 - DE-CIX Frankfurt, DE
2001:7FB:FE0E::/48 RRC14 - PAIX Palo Alto, CA, US
2001:7FB:FE10::/48 RRC16 - NOTA Miami, FL, US

 

Additionally, we announce an anchor prefix from each RRC. These are permanently announced and can be used to differentiate between activity seen as a result of changes on the originating RRC and that seen for other reasons (it the anchor flaps, it could mean that the RRC was reloaded and activity of the corresponding beacon can be ignored when doing analysis of the RIS data).

Routing Anchor Address Schema - IPv4
Prefix:RRC:Location:
84.205.80.0/24 RRC00 - RIPE NCC Amsterdam, NL
84.205.81.0/24 RRC01 - LINX London, UK
84.205.83.0/24 RRC03 - AMS-IX, NL-IX, GN-IX Amsterdam, NL
84.205.84.0/24 RRC04 - CIXP Geneva, CH
84.205.85.0/24 RRC05 - VIX Vienna, AT
84.205.86.0/24 RRC06 - DIX-IE Otematchi, JP
84.205.87.0/24 RRC07 - NETNOD Stockholm, SE
84.205.90.0/24 RRC10 - MIX Milan, IT
84.205.91.0/24 RRC11 - NYIIX New York , NY, US
84.205.92.0/24 RRC12 - DE-CIX Frankfurt, DE
84.205.93.0/24 RRC13 - MSK-IX Moscow, RU
84.205.94.0/24 RRC14 - PAIX Palo Alto, CA, US
84.205.95.0/24 RRC15 - PTTMetro-SP Sao Paulo, BR
84.205.89.0/24 RRC16 - NOTA Miami, FL, US
Routing Anchor Address Schema - IPv6
Prefix:RRC:Location:
2001:7FB:FF00::/48 RRC00 - RIPE NCC Amsterdam, NL
2001:7FB:FF01::/48 RRC01 - LINX London, UK
2001:7FB:FF03::/48 RRC03 - AMS-IX, NL-IX, GN-IX Amsterdam, NL
2001:7FB:FF04::/48 RRC04 - CIXP Geneva, CH
2001:7FB:FF05::/48 RRC05 - VIX Vienna, AT
2001:7FB:FF07::/48 RRC07 - NETNOD Stockholm, SE
2001:7FB:FF0A::/48 RRC10 - MIX Milan, IT
2001:7FB:FF0B::/48 RRC11 - NYIIX New York , NY, US
2001:7FB:FF0C::/48 RRC12 - DE-CIX Frankfurt, DE
2001:7FB:FF0E::/48 RRC14 - PAIX Palo Alto, CA, US
2001:7FB:FF10::/48 RRC16 - NOTA Miami, FL, US

RRC14 / RRC03:

  • Permanent announcement from RRC14
  • Announcements from RRC03 at 00:00, 04:00, 08:00, 12:00, 16:00, 20:00 (UTC)
  • Withdrawals from RRC03 at 02:00, 06:00, 10:00, 14:00, 18:00, 22:00 (UTC)
  • 84.205.72.1 is also configured as a "pingable address"

Comments:
Beacon initiated to simulate anycast failover from RRC14 to RRC03.
84.205.72.1 is also configured as a "pingable address".

Routing Beacon Address Schema
Prefix:RRC:Location:
84.205.72.0/24 RRC03 - AMS-IX, NL-IX, GN-IX Amsterdam, NL
84.205.72.0/24 RRC14 - PAIX Palo Alto, CA, US

Resource Certification (RPKI) Routing Beacons

Prefix:ROA:Pingable IP:
93.175.146.0/24 Valid, origin AS12654 93.175.146.1
2001:7fb:fd02::/48 Valid, origin AS12654 2001:7fb:fd02::1
93.175.147.0/24 Invalid origin, AS196615 93.175.147.1
2001:7fb:fd03::/48 Invalid origin, AS196615 2001:7fb:fd03::1
84.205.83.0/24 None 84.205.83.1
2001:7fb:ff03::/48 None 2001:7fb:ff03::1

 


How to Lease a Beacon

If you need different announcement or withdrawal patterns for a defined period of time, contact us at ris _at_ ripe _dot_ net.