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Re: IX port security

  • From: sthaug
  • Date: Sat Feb 23 06:57:23 2008

> Here are my questions:
> - re 1/, any clue about the PPS or %bandwidth values to be configured  
> to limit broadcast/unknown unicast ?
> - re 3/ should a certain number of allowed mac-addresses be configured  
> to the port (1 or 2) ? or should the customer's port mac be explicitly  
> configured on the port ?
> - more importantly, is there any other standard precaution that I'm  
> missing and that should be considered ?

You might want to have a look at the DE-CIX technical requirements,

Even though I disagree with a few of the points (e.g. turning off autoneg
for GigE), on the whole I think the requirements make a lot of sense.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, [email protected]