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5 - Networking

Design of the mesh network and explanations of core concepts

Overview

NYC Mesh is a mesh network.To understand a bit more about our Mesh network design concepts, pleas...

10-69-Net-Network

The 10-69 network is used to connect nodes on NYC Mesh. Every mesh router at every node on the me...

BGP

The Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is an inter-Autonomous System routing protocol. NYC Mesh no lo...

Birdc

WireGuard is generally described on another page, here: VPN - Wireguard. This page is about what ...

Networking 101 Training Classes

We have presented a few classes on network concepts and training. Here is a list of slides and vi...

DNS

DNS Infrastructure NYCMesh maintains an internal DNS with the "fake" top-level domain (TLD) of ....

Hubs

Hubs provide connectivity for many nodes in a neighborhood. They come in three different sizes: s...

IP Mapping Method

Over time, the terminology for the numbers assigned to buildings and members has evolved.   Orig...

Mesh

NYC Mesh is designed and run as a mesh network. As a mesh, various nodes connect to each other i...

NTP

NTP Infrastructure History: Over the years it has been evolving, changing. We used to use outsid...

Peering

NYC Mesh operates AS395853 Our peering Policy is Yes Please contact us to peer with our network. ...

Supernode-Architecture

Goals of this documents Supernode routing / goals Supernode sample architectures Plan to get us ...

Vpn

The NYC Mesh Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a system that enables a computer that is physically...

VPN - L2TP/IPsec

L2TP/IPSec is a common general-purpose VPN protocol that work with most platforms. For example, c...

VPN - L2TP/IPsec Request

NYC Mesh maintains some common VPN infrastructure for use by active mesh members. Please feel fre...

VPN - WireGuard

WireGuard is a new, simple, and fast VPN implementation and protocol. For comparison, the older L...

OSPF

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) is a dynamic routing protocol. It uses a link state routing algor...

10 Gigabit

This is adapted from the help page of a Bay Area ISP, Sonic.   Expected Speeds on Sonic 10 Giga...

Brocade Router CLI Notes

Overview This ICX6610 network switch may be capable of acting as a core router for a large site i...