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Peering is a voluntary interconnection of administratively separate Internet networks for the purpose of exchanging traffic between the customers of each network.

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Route servers and looking glasses - what are they?

I've heard the term "route server" and "looking glass" thrown around here. What are they, and why should I care?
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Who pays for traffic when it transits multiple providers

TLDR Question: Who pays for traffic when it transits multiple providers Original Question I know there are a great many sites out there with this question and answer, but as yet I have not been ...
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How to filter non-bogon prefixes received via BGP from an Internet Exchange(IXP)?

When connected to an Internet peering exchange(IXP), what is a good way to make sure that people don't send you prefixes that they shouldn't be announcing? With regards to bogons I'm aware of the ...