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What do route servers do?

Transparency Route Servers, unlike regular BGP routers, provide transparency features to facilitate optimal path selection in Internet Exchange infrastructure. FD-IX Route Servers provide the following: 1) AS path transparency by hiding its own ASN. This shortens AS path by one hop and avoids the┬áneed for direct peering with other customers on our fabric. There may […]

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