IXP Manager supports full looking glass features when using the Bird BGP daemon and Birdseye (a simple secure micro service for querying Bird).
A fully working example of this can be seen here on INEX's IXP Manager.
Enabling the looking glass just requires:
- properly configured router(s).
- Birdseye installed on these.
- the API endpoint must be accessible from the server running IXP Manager and this endpoint must be set correctly in the
config/routers.phpfile (along with
lg_access). Note that the Birdseye API end points do not need to be publicly accessible - just from the IXP Manager server.
- set the