The Durban Internet Exchange was started in September 2012, and currently operates across two data centres in the Ethekwini Metropolitan Area.
Questions relating to the INX policy, accounts, membership, eligibility to connect to the INX and other general issues should be addressed to:
Questions relating to addition hosting facilities (ie. additional colocation space) for equipment that may not be applicable to be housed at the DINX itself, should be addressed to the relevant colocation provider. DINX is currently available at :
- IS Umhlanga
- Teraco, Riverhorse Valley
... and through a host of other remote peering partners.
Support numbers for DINX
- Please use the contact details mentioned below to get in touch with the NOC.
Please do not arrange for cabling directly to the INX; rather work through the INX Ops team. In all cases, the INX Ops team will have to send you a Letter of Authorisation (LOA) to grant access to cabling entering the DINX cabinets.
Physical access to the DINX locations is restricted to the INX OPS team. Should there be a reasonable need for access to the site, please contact the ops team for an access permit.
IP address allocation
The IPv4/IPv6 address blocks for DINX are:
- DATA vlan: 196.223.30.x/23 and 2001:43f8:1f2:0::x:/64
where X is assigned on application for a port.
The addresses in use for the peering networks have AS0 RPKI ROAs, and should not be visible on the Internet.