Our Network (AS41495)

We run a dual-stacked multi-homed network. We have multiple connections to upstream providers and peers, supporting IPv6 as standard.

About AS41495

Our network is multihomed — we have multiple separate connections to upstream providers and peers. We are fully dual-stacked, supporting IPv6 as standard as well as legacy IPv4. We announce AS-FAELIX which contains AS41495 and all our customers’ networks.


We maintain an accurate record for AS41495 at PeeringDB listing our NOC and peering contacts.


We are present on the following exchanges:

  • LINX Manchester
  • EquinixIX Manchester

We are able to peer privately in:

  • Equinix MA1 (Williams House)
  • Equinix MA1 (Kilburn House)
  • Equinix MA5 (Unit 2 Agecroft Commerce Park)
  • Infomaniak DIII (Satigny)
  • Telehouse North (TFM23)
  • Telehouse West (TFM120)
  • Interxion LON2 (Hanbury Street)

BGP Communities

Our aut-num object in the RIPE database details some of our commonly-used BGP communities.

Communities Added by AS41495

  • 41495:41495 — originated by Faelix
  • 41495:64700 — learned from an upstream
  • 41495:64701 — learned from a peer
  • 41495:64702 — learned from a customer

We also tag routes learned in or originating from our main points of presence:

  • 41495:65501 — learned in or originating from Equinix MA5
  • 41495:65504 — learned in or originating from Telehouse West
  • 41495:65507 — learned in or originating from Infomaniak DIII
  • 41495:65513 — learned in or originating from Equinix MA1 (Kilburn House)
  • 41495:65514 — learned in or originating from Telehouse North
  • 41495:65523 — learned in or originating from Equinix MA1 (Williams House)
  • 41495:65524 — learned in or originating from Interxion LON2

Attack Mitigation

  • 41495:666 — remotely-triggered blackhole (/32 or /128 announced to our route-servers)
  • 41495:64666 — route to DDoS scrubbing (/24 announced to our transit routers)

These coarse-grained communities may also be helpful:

  • 41495:64600 — do not announce to upstreams
  • 41495:64601 — do not announce to peers
  • 41495:64602 — do not announce to customers

Traffic Engineering and Route Propagation

Customers who take transit connectivity from AS41495 are able to tag their routes to adjust how we propagate them to our peers and upstreams. These communities are of the form 65XXY:ZZZZZ where:

XXIn LocationYDo ActionZZZZZTo Upstream
00everywhere0do not announce3223Voxility
1prepend once3257GTT
XXIn POP2prepend twice4455BSO/IXReach
01Equinix MA53prepend thrice9002RETN
04Telehouse West9tag no-export20860iomart
07Infomaniak DIII29222Infomaniak
13Equinix MA1 Kilburn
14Telehouse NorthZZZZZTo Exchange
23Equinix MA1 Williams5459LINX (any)
24Interxion LON254590LINX Manchester
54591LINX LON1
XXIn City54592LINX LON2
42Geneva24115EquinixIX Manchester
45LyonZZZZZTo Peer
6939Hurricane Electric
XXIn Region
50UKZZZZZTo Wildcard
51Mainland Europe0Any Network


  • 65000:4455do not announce to BSO/IXReach
  • 65010:3257do not announce to GTT in Equinix MA5
  • 65009:6939announce as no-export to Hurricane Electric
  • 65003:545903x prepend on LINX Manchester
  • 65421:01x prepend to every network in Geneva
  • 65510:0do not announce to any network in mainland Europe