Who Are We?

AccurIX is the newest Internet exchange in Ottawa, Canada. The exchange was started as a peering LAN between 4 Accuris Hosting customers but quickly grew in member count.

Anyone can join if they are on-net in the PureColo Datacentre in Ottawa. Colo service, dedicated servers, and hybrid-solutions from Accuris Technologies may also connect. All connections are free of charge but cross-connect fees will not be covered.

We are officially registered with the Canadian government as a non-profit organization under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, under the name Accuris Internet Exchange Association with corporation number 1595450-9. You can find our registration details on the Corporations Canada website.


By using any of accurix.net's (AccurIX) services, you confirm that you are in agreement and bound by AccurIX's policies.

In order to join AccurIX you must make sure that:

  1. You have an AS Number registered with the appropriate Regional Internet Registry for your country (i.e. RIPE, ARIN, APNIC, etc.);
  2. You have all networks announced registered in the RIR database with proper IRR Entries;
  3. Only run BGP as your routing protocol on the IXP fabric;
  4. No layer 2 protocols are allowed, except IPv4 (Ethertype 0x0800), IPv6 (Ethertype 0x86DD), and ARP (Ethertype 0x0806);
  5. Only use one source MAC address on your physical connection to AccurIX;
  6. Disable proxy-arp and ICMP redirects on the IXP fabric;
  7. No IPv6 ND-RA;
  8. Only exchange peering traffic;
  9. Members with two ports may not backhaul over the IXP fabric, use a VLAN or cross-connect instead;
  10. Do not point default routes at exchange members; and
  11. Members must be present in the facility to join and have an active port (no remote peering).

Last updated September 26, 2023.


We will gladly accept donations of optical fiber transceivers (speeds ranging from 1Gbps, 10Gbps, 25Gbps, 40Gbps and 100Gbps), network switching equipment, servers for our infrastructure, and monetary donations to help support and maintain the exchange. For more information, please contact us by email at [email protected].

Joining AccurIX

To join AccurIX, contact us by email at [email protected], or if you are an existing Accuris Hosting customer, simply open a ticket with your request.

Possible port sizes are:

Interested prospective members connecting via cross-connect must arrange the cross-connect with the datacentre themselves and supply transceivers compatible with Cisco switching equipment.

Port-channels are possible for fiber-based connections depending on details and justification.

The IXP fabric runs on 9000 MTU.


ASN Name IPv6 IPv4 Port speed Peering policy
AS57194 AccurIX Route Servers 2001:504:132::1 100 Mbps mandatory
AS57194 AccurIX Route Servers 2001:504:132::2 100 Mbps mandatory
AS47326 Advanced Micro Defence Technologies Ltd. 2001:504:132::3 1 Gbps open
AS1003 andrewnet 2001:504:132::4 1 Gbps open
AS50224 MythicalKitten (AS50224) 2001:504:132::5 10 Gbps open
AS50224 MythicalKitten (AS50224) 2001:504:132::6 100 Mbps open
AS52025 ParadoxNetworks Limited 2001:504:132::7 10 Gbps open
AS200351 Dynamic Quantum Networks 2001:504:132::8 10 Gbps open
AS57156 Pluxcon Ltd (AS57156) 2001:504:132::9 1 Gbps open
AS209933 DANDRI 2001:504:132::10 1 Gbps open
AS34927 FogNet - iFog GmbH 2001:504:132::11 10 Gbps open
AS52210 Accuris Technologies 2001:504:132::12 40 Gbps open
AS60900 Ssmidge LLC 2001:504:132::13 1 Gbps open
AS35952 ParadoxNetworks, Inc (Anycast) 2001:504:132::1a 100 Mbps open
AS54681 Aubrey Rose RTT 2001:504:132::15 10 Gbps open
AS47272 Hyehost 2001:504:132::16 1 Gbps open
AS197532 SELFHOSTABLE 2001:504:132::17 1 Gbps open
AS199518 Gregory Shapiro 2001:504:132::18 1 Gbps open
AS19651 The Trusty Ledger Ltd. 2001:504:132::19 1 Gbps open
AS40544 ParadoxNetworks, Inc 2001:504:132::22 10 Gbps open
AS207941 Jiten Pathy 2001:504:132::25 1 Gbps open
AS212085 Alexander Bruegmann 2001:504:132::26 1 Gbps open
AS26195 Cyberri Technologies Inc. 2001:504:132::69 40 Gbps open
AS112 DNS-OARC-112 2001:504:132::112 1 Gbps open
AS61977 Path Global UK Limited 2001:504:132::b None 1 Gbps selective
AS202427 Ursin Filli 2001:504:132::c None 1 Gbps open
AS211562 andrewnet experimental 2001:504:132::d None 1 Gbps open
AS401038 Accuris 2001:504:132::e None 100 Mbps open
AS26556 HYEHOST LLC 2001:504:132::f None 100 Mbps open
AS216320 Kiriel Slembrouck 2001:504:132::14 None 1 Gbps open

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