The Reykjavik Intnernet Exchange (RIX) was established to interconnect
Internet Service Providers (ISPs) located in Iceland in a cost-effective and simple manner.
RIX does not compete with its members and will not offer any
services not consistent with its primary purpose.
Internet á Íslandi hf. ID number 660595-2449
Tćknigarđi, Dunhaga 5
and the connecting party (CP)
Corporate Identity No: ____________________
Address : _____________________________
Connects to POP (TG/K2) ___________________
Type of connection (TX/SR/LR/ER) __________
Connection Speed (10G/1G) _________________
Connection provider _______________________
Physical (fiber pair/bidi/cat ..) _________
The RIX connection is billed monthly, in advance, according to
the current RIX pricing schedule.
The Connecting Party (CP) agrees to the following:
The CP shall enter into a peering agreement (formal or informal) with at least one
of the existing RIX members.
The CP shall nominate a technical and administrative contact responsible for the CP's
connection to the RIX. The contacts must have valid email addresses.
The CP shall register a email address for accepting peering requests. The CP shall
respond to such request within two days.
The CP shall not refer their customer to the RIX operators for information
on connectivity problems.
The CP must have their own Autonomous System Number, and must register their
routing policy with the RIPE RIB.
The CP must register an inetnum and route objects of all networks announced
to other RIX parties across the RIX.
The CP peerings across the RIX must use BGP-4 to exchange routes.
The CP router interface facing the RIX must only be numbered from
the RIX peering network.
Only one MAC address from the CP router must be visible via the RIX.
The CP should ensure the stability of their routing announcements
and ensure maximum possible aggregation of their prefixes.
The CP only directs traffic to networks heard via BGP-4 from other
peering parties on the RIX.
ARP is the only allowed broadcast type. The CP must ensure that
no ICMP redirect, CDP, IRDP or directed broadcasts are generated.
The CP may only connect their own equipment to the RIX switch, not
equipment operated by a third party.
The CP must label all equipment colocated with the RIX.
The CP agrees to upgrade the bandwith of their RIX connection
if their 30 day average traffic is over 65% of the circuit capacity.
The CP must not connect their customer dircectly to their colocated
The CP must not use the RIX to transport traffic between their own
networks, within their own AS#.
In general, the CP agrees to conduct their traffic in accordance with
STD0001 and other relevant STD documents.
ISNIC, the RIX operator agrees to the follwing:
to operate the RIX switches so that the CPs can, without
technical limitations connect to each other according to the
rules of engagement set by the RIX operators.
to make available rack space and protected power for the CP's router.
to grant the CP acccess to their own equipment as needed.
to monitor and measure traffic and other relevant operational parameters
and make this information publicly available.
to communicate problems with the CP circuits and equipment, as long as
this is visble to the RIX operators.
The agreement terminates three months after a notice from either party.
The CP has access to their own colocated equipment during
office hours, accompanied by a RIX/ISNIC employee.
Office hours are 09:00-17:00 GMT0
Insurance is required for colocated equipment.
Employees of Internet á Íslandi hf., will handle all information
about the connection and traffic as confidential.
On behalf of RIX
On behalf of the CP
ISNIC NIC-handle: ____________________
ISNIC NIC-handle: ____________________
Email for peering requests: (will be subscribed to the peering mailinglist, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Internet á Íslandi hf. -- Reykjavík Internet Exchange (RIX) útg. 2.3