Rootconf 2019

On infrastructure security, DevOps and distributed systems.

Automate your IX’s RS Config

Submitted by Anurag Bhatia (@anuragbhatia) on Jun 13, 2019

Section: Full talk Technical level: Beginner Session type: Lecture Status: Confirmed & scheduled


This talk covers automating route server config at an Internet Exchange. It shares experiences of adding two feature - the IRR based filtering as well as BGP communities support at Bharat IX in Mumbai.


Talk covers the use of open source project Arouteserver for generating bird config. This makes it easy an internet exchange operator to run and operate an IX without much effort on config or updating the filters manually.

Speaker bio

Anurag Bhatia is a Network Researcher at Hurricane Electric. He’s also volunteering for running tech platform at BharatIX in Mumbai.



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