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  6. Creating a Direct Connection

Creating a Direct Connection

Scenarios

Apply for a direct connection to enable ECSs in your VPC to communicate with your data center or private network.

Procedure

  1. Collect the information listed in Table 1.
    Table 1 Parameters required for creating a direct connection

    Parameter

    Description

    Example Value

    Domain Name

    Specifies the domain name. For details about how to obtain the domain name, see Obtaining the Domain Name.

    abc123

    Region

    Specifies the region where the direct connect is created. For details about how to obtain the region, see Obtaining the Region.

    eu-de

    VPC ID

    Specifies the VPC ID. For details about how to obtain the VPC ID, see Obtaining the VPC ID.

    13e2e8cb-5894-496c-8688-7b08c485e70b

    Project Name

    Specifies the project name. For details about how to obtain the project name, see Obtaining the Project Name.

    DeC_001

    Port Type

    Specifies the port type.

    The value can be 1GE or 10GE.

    1GE or 10GE

    Local Subnet

    Specifies the subnet segment of the local VPC connected to the direct connection.

    A maximum of 25 local subnets can be configured.

    The local subnet and remote subnet cannot be in the same network segment.

    192.168.1.0/24,192.168.51.0/24

    Remote Subnet

    Specifies the tenant subnet.

    The value must be a private IP address with a subnet mask. Multiple subnets are separated with commas (,).

    A maximum of 50 remote subnets can be configured.

    The local subnet and remote subnet cannot be in the same network segment.

    192.168.10.0/24,192.168.52.0/24

    Bandwidth

    Specifies the bandwidth size.

    The maximum value is 10240 Mbit/s.

    10240 Mbit/s

    Name

    Specifies the direct connection name.

    The value is a string of no more than 64 characters that can contain letters, digits, underscores (_), and hyphens (-).

    directconnect-001

  2. Creating a direct connection based on the parameters in Table 1 using either of the following methods:
    • Send us an email with the title "Applying for Creating a Direct Connection".
    • Call us and provide the collected information to our customer service personnel.
    • Contact our sales personnel to send the collected information.
  3. Wait for the notification of the result from the email, our customer service personnel, or sales personnel.