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Good MANRS for IXPs route servers made easier

Now, more than ever, we need a more resilient Internet.

This is the first sentence that shows up on the website of MANRS, a global project that aims to improve the security of Internet routing. Every network is in a good position to actively pursue such an important goal, and MANRS helps them by offering different programmes with guidelines and suggestions based on industry best practices, focused on the role of each network: ISPs, CDNs, Internet Exchange Points (IXPs).

In this post I’ll focus on the IXP programme, and I’ll share some thoughts on how ARouteServer, a tool I’ve been working on for several years, can help IXP operators to easily deploy and operate secure route servers and meet MANRS requirements.

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