RedIRIS NewsBone Information

    General information about RedIRIS

    Short description: National Research Network
    RedIRIS operates an ATM-based backbone network in Spain, primarily targeted at Spanish universities, educational and research organizations. Value added services are provided as well.
    Contact person: Javier Palacios: +34 91 585 4903
    Address: Serrano, 142 E-28006 Madrid SPAIN
    use for operational issues.

    Network connectivity relevant for NewsBone

    type of IP connectivity links & bandwidths
    Directly reachable
    exchange points
    2 x GE links
    R&D European networks 2.5Gbps to GEANT
    Global IP 2 x 622Mbps links

    Existing peering newsfeeds

    full & non-binary feeds only
    peering feed type country organisation news server
    European CH SWITCH
    Intercontinental US MIT

    Partial: regional newsgroups only
    peering feed type country organisation news server
    National ES ESPANIX
    Telefónica Data
    British Telecom
    European EN EASYNET

    Information about News server(s)

    location (city+country): Madrid, Spain
    coordinates: 40.26 N / 3.41 O
    hardware: Sun-Fire 280R
    2 CPU's @900 MHz, 4096 MB RAM
    operating system: Solaris 8
    News service
    news spool area: 70 GB on a dedicated disk drive
    software: INN 2.3.2
    nntp name:
    interface names(s): Always use
    carried newsgroups: hierarchies
    online info:

    Policy issues:

    carried newsgroups: *:!alt.binaries,!some_regional_hierarchies
    group list management: PGP-based wherever possible
    anti-spam measures:
    use of cleanfeed-0.95.5a's content-neutral parts
    ECP: <10 crossposts
    EMP: based on article headers (f/s/l), (ph/l) and body (md5)
    bin: binaries in non-binary groups not (yet) blocked

    Miscellaneous info

    Newsbone page, participants - NetNews-Working Group

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