Site Features

Version Number: 737a950-dev

Compiled on: 2019-11-03-2338 UTC


bgp.tools is different to the other sites, to understand how we compare to others

Feature Bgp.Tools bgp.he.net bgpview.io
Viewing of ASN info
Peering DB merge
RPKI ROA Validation
ASN Website Screenshot
RPKI Validation
IRR Validation
Reverse DNS for IPv4 prefixes
Reverse DNS for IPv6 prefixes
IX Port speeds shown
IX Reachability tests
Distinction between Physical and Virtual IXPs
Mobile Friendly UI
ASN Upstreams/Downstreams clearly shown
Friendly ASN propergation graphs
Edit pages
Cogent/HE Partition Detection
Detect and remove peers with stuck routes
IPv4 Hilbert curve previews
Per prefix route propagation view
Network type tags
Handles AMPRNet prefixes correctly
Whois server for CLI lookups

Data Freshness

When debugging isuses, data freshness is critical, not all data sets can be gathered instantly, so here is a list of how long it takes us to fetch infomation from various sources

Source Last Updated
Full Routing Data 0 Hours ago
RIPE RIS Routing Data 0 Hours ago
Routeviews.org Routing Data 1 Hours ago
Edits awaiting Moderation 7
Website Screenshots Best Effort: 7 Days
RIPE+APNIC ASN and Prefix Whois 24 hours
All other Whois Best Effort: 2 Months (Often Faster)
Automatic Network Tagging Every 24 hours
IPv4 Ping Scans Every 30 days
Internet Exchange Point testing Every 24 hours
PeeringDB Import Every 7 days
IPv6 RDNS Scans Every 30 days
IPv4 RDNS Scans Every 60 days