About PeeringDB

How can PeeringDB help me to interconnect?


Getting started

  • Several short HOWTOs provide a beginner detailed instructions on how to get started using PeeringDB.
  • Create an account and register in PeeringDB.
  • We also have a glossary of PeeringDB terms.

Getting help

Mailing lists

We have changed the way in which PeeringDB will be announcing future enhancements, changes, maintenance windows, and other information. If you would like to be notified of certain events, or participate in certain discussions, please subscribe to one of the following email lists:

Our goal is to give you all the information you want, and no more. Please subscribe to any of these lists you feel are appropriate, or none. You will still be able to use the database even if you are not subscribed to any lists.

Quick API start

PeeringDB is available at https://www.peeringdb.com/ with self-describing API docs at https://www.peeringdb.com/apidocs/. More thorough docs are at API Specs, but in a nutshell, just prepend the URL with api/ to get that object in JSON.

For example:

List all via API by taking the id off:

Local database replication is accomplished with this command line tool, please see the documentation for more information.

Release notes and schedule

The release notes and schedule page lists upcoming releases, and the GitHub issues and a summary of what has changed in PeeringDB software releases.



The tools page features tools developed by PeeringDB users.

Tutorials and workshops

High-level HOWTOs provide a beginner detailed instructions on how to get started using PeeringDB.


The presentations page has a complete list of PeeringDB presentations that were given at events around the world.

Open source

Source code audit

PeeringDB commissioned a full audit of PeeringDB's source code in 2018. Computest (the auditor) prepared a Third Party Memo, this memo provides a high level overview of the outcome of the source code audit. The report is available here.

Beta development

  • The PeeringDB beta server runs the latest beta software version, with full access over HTTP and the API. Note that changes made to the beta database are local to the beta server only, and are not reflected on the production servers.

  • The latest changes to PeeringDB automagically redirects to the list of issues on PeeringDB's GitHub repository that document all of the changes in the current beta version.

Historical data

How you can help

  • Check your entries and make sure everything looks correct

  • Port any scripts to the new API

  • Send us feedback

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