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A provider is any entity which provides some form of connectivity of among sites or organizations within a site. While this obviously includes carriers which offer Internet and private transit service, it might also include Internet exchange (IX) points and even organizations with whom you peer directly. Each circuit within NetBox must be assigned a provider and a circuit ID which is unique to that provider.



A unique human-friendly name.


A unique URL-friendly identifier. (This value can be used for filtering.)


The AS number assigned to this provider.

Legacy field

This field is being removed in NetBox v3.4. Users are highly encouraged to use the ASN model to track AS number assignment for providers.


The AS numbers assigned to this provider (optional).

Account Number

The administrative account identifier tied to this provider for your organization.

Portal URL

The URL for the provider's customer service portal.

NOC Contact

Contact details for the provider's network operations center (NOC).

Admin Contact

Administrative contact details for the provider.