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
  • IXLeeds (planned)

We are able to peer privately in:

  • Equinix MA1 (Williams House)
  • Equinix MA1 (Kilburn House)
  • Equinix MA5 (Unit 2 Agecroft Commerce Park)
  • AQL DC2 (Salem Church)
  • M247 DC1 (Ball Green)
  • 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
  • 41495:65505 — learned in or originating from AQL DC2
  • 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 announce174Cogent
1prepend once3223Voxility
XXIn POP2prepend twice3257GTT
01Equinix MA53prepend thrice4455BSO/IXReach
04Telehouse West9tag no-export6762TI Sparkle
13Equinix MA1 Kilburn35425Bytemark/iomart
14Telehouse North29222Infomaniak
23Equinix MA1 Williams
24Interxion LON2ZZZZZTo Exchange
5459LINX (any)
XXIn City54590LINX Manchester
40Manchester54591LINX LON1
41Leeds54592LINX LON2
43London24115EquinixIX Manchester
XXIn Region6939Hurricane Electric
51Mainland EuropeZZZZZTo Wildcard
0Any Network


  • 65000:4455do not announce to BSO/IXReach
  • 65230:3257do not announce to GTT in Williams House
  • 65009:6939announce as no-export to Hurricane Electric
  • 65003:545903x prepend on LINX Manchester
  • 65052:354252x prepend to Bytemark/iomart in Leeds
  • 65421:01x prepend to every network in Geneva
  • 65510:0do not announce to any network in mainland Europe