Hi all, apologies in advance, this isn't strictly operational, but is
likely to be of interest to most ISP's. Feel free to flame me directly.
A somewhat belated announcement, those of you with sharp eyes will have
noticed the CHIX RPSL database changes cropping up in NZNOG over the
last few days. Essentially, CHIX is up and running and ready to carry
There's a short press release up on http://www.citylink.co.nz/
currently Snap, ServerWorks and Net24 are configured to peer, and we'll
have FX, WorldxChange and StreamingNet peering shortly.
For those interested in connecting, the exchange is available in several
buildings around Christchurch, including TVNZ, PWC, State Insurance
(Division St in Riccarton) and the Sir William Pickering Business Park.
The exchange runs within a VLAN on the distributed ethernet that runs
over the Canterbury Fibre Networks fibre infrastructure - there is a
somewhat dated coverage map at
If you're interested in peering, please get in touch.