HEAnet provide IP addresses to its clients in the education and research community in Ireland. It comes within the ambit of the European Regional Registry, operated by the RIPE NCC, and follows the guidelines laid down by RIPE. HEAnet use RIPE NCC allocated addresses. The services of the HEAnet IP registry are available to those in the Irish education and research community who have a valid requirement for IPv4 or IPv6 address space for Internet connectivity. Please see the bottom of this page for IPv4 and IPv6 application forms.
HEAnet host a Looking Glass which provides a view of the Internet as seen from HEAnet routers. Users can check routing tables and ping/traceroute from our network with this service. It is located at http://www.hea.net/cgi-bin/lg.cgi. HEAnet provide this looking-glass as a service to our clients and network operators. This service is available to the general public.
IPv4 Multicast is fully deployed across the HEAnet backbone. HEAnet have MBGP and MSDP peerings with our transit providers: Tiscali and TeliaSonera, as well as the GÉANT2 and JANET networks. We also encourage IPv4 Multicast peerings with all of our peers at INEX.
Multicast enables efficient delivery of IPTV services across your campus network.
Netflow's network management applications allow network traffic accounting, usage-based network monitoring, network planning and Denial of Services monitoring of client data flows (at packet header level only).
An accurate time source is important for logging, authentication and other time-sensitive applications. HEAnet provide two stratum-1 time servers to client networks: one located in Dublin which synchronises to the Anthorn MSF signal and another situated in Waterford, synchronising to GPS.
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