FD-IX has deployed Bird route servers running FreeBSD on our Indianapolis fabric. These are geo redundant as well as hardware redundant.
We recommend multilateral participants establish a BGP session to each route server. The route servers do NOT peer with one another.
Route Server Info
22.214.171.124 INDY.RS01.fd-ix.com 13681
126.96.36.199 INDY.RS02.fd-ix.com 13681
A default route is not permitted via the route servers. The 188.8.131.52/24 space is for peering only. Certain approved entities are allowed to sell transit across the IX.
RFC 1918 addresses are not permitted