New instance of DNS Root Server deployed in the Philippines

The Philippine Open Internet Exchange (PHOpenIX) announces that the i-root is now operation and answering DNS Top Level Domain (TLD) queries on the exchange. This is made possible through the partnership with Packet Clearing House, Asia Pacific Network Information Center (APNIC), and Autonomica/Netnod.

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2nd Session on Philippine Open Internet Exchange

After the successful tutorial on BGP Multihoming Techniques and the Design and Construction of Local and Regional Exchange Facilities, and the launching of PHOpenIX last January 26, 2007, the IX Operators will conduct another session on PHOpenIX. This will coincide with the one-day activity to be conducted by the Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) on July 18, 2007.

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PCH Looking Glass and Woodynet DNS Anycast Installation

Our colleagues from Packet Clearing House, Gaurab Raj Upadhaya, and Amante Alvaran of APNIC, were kind enough to visit our IX rack and help with the installation of PCH looking glass, Woodynet CCTLD DNS, and I-root servers last May 16-17.

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PhOpenIX link now up

Our thanks to the Eastern Telecom team and Bani, YanYan and CJ on the ASTI side, Bitstop’s link to the PHOpenIX is now fully operational! Bitstop is again the first ISP in the Philippines to be cognizant of the importance of local peering and access to the DNS root to be hosted in the PHOpenIX! The Bitstop team that went to the Ayala Port side is made of John Ang and Anton Chua. By Bitstop Network Services, Inc.

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