Resources

Service information

Here you can find information on our services and how to set them up, as well as route server and Blackholing guides. 

Route server guides

DE-CIX route server guides

DE-CIX operates route server systems to facilitate the exchange of BGP announcements between peers at DE-CIX. Find out more in our route server guides for each of our exchanges.

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Informational BGP communities

The DE-CIX route servers tag all prefixes with certain BGP communities to indicate their origin. You can use this information to determine where a certain prefix has been injected into the DE-CIX switching platform.

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Operational BGP communities

Operational BGP communities can be used to control various functions of the route server.

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Security

RPKI

RPKI at the DE-CIX route servers increase the security of the Internet routing system and support the adoption of RPKI. The adoption is essential to Internet security, and beneficial for all peers and their customers.

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Remote Blackholing

DE-CIX Blackholing guide

Blackholing is typically used to fight massive DDoS attacks which congest the physical connection between DE-CIX and a customer router. Have a look at our detailed description how Blackholing works at DE-CIX.

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DirectCLOUD Flex

Configuration hints for Juniper routers on the DE-CIX Frankfurt Peering LAN

Learn how to increase the default ARP limiter settings on Juniper routers on the DE-CIX Frankfurt peering LAN.

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How to access DE-CIX

There are multiple options for how you can connect to the DE-CIX interconnection platforms in Europe, North America, the Middle East, and Asia. If you are unsure how to get connected to DE-CIX, download our handy guide with details of all the different options.  

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Step by step guide to connecting to Microsoft Azure with DE-CIX DirectCLOUD

This guide will give you step by step instructions on how to connect to Microsoft Azure using the DE-CIX DirectCLOUD services. Benefit from direct, secure access to Microsoft's services, download the guide now.

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How to set up the Microsoft Azure Peering Service

Download the technical white paper to get all the details on how to set up the Microsoft Azure Peering Service to get direct access to Microsoft 365.

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How to connect to AWS using DE-CIX DirectCLOUD

This guide provides an overview of the benefits of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud and introduces carriers and ISPs to the relevant services that make up the platform. It serves as a quick product guide and informative booklet for directly connecting to AWS via DE-CIX’s DirectCLOUD service.

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Microsoft Azure DirectCLOUD

How to connect to Microsoft via DE-CIX's DirectCLOUD

This technical guide provides an overview of the functionalities and benefits of Microsoft Cloud Services and introduces the relevant services as well as the business models, ordering workflows and processes involved with connecting customers to the Azure cloud.

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Connecting to Microsoft Azure via DirectCLOUD

Watch this recorded webinar to learn how to connect to Microsoft Azure using the DE-CIX DirectCLOUD service.

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Resources
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Resources

White papers and guides

Explore our collection of informative white papers and guides on a variety of interconnection topics, including industry-specific and metro market-specific studies.

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