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Creating a connection between a My Location endpoint and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Hosted Connections

Note: With Amazon Web Services Hosted Connections, we recommend you create a redundant connection to qualify for better availability SLAs.

To create a dynamic connection between a My Location endpoint and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Hosted Connections:

Dynamic Connections (showing list view)
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  1. In the From Connection Type field, select My Location(s).
  1. In the To Connection Type field, select Hosted Connections – Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Dynamic Connections (Create connection between My Location and Amazon Web Services - Hosted Connection)
  1. Fill in the information for the connection:

    1. From the From Location list, select the connection origination endpoint. (To see a list of your available endpoints, hover over the i icon, then click View Available Locations.)

    2. In the CE-VLAN field, type an unused VLAN ID (between 1 and 4095). (If you type in a VLAN ID and it's already in use, MyLevel3 highlights it in red.)

    3. From the To Location list, select where you want your connection to terminate.

    4. In the AWS Account ID field, type your Amazon account ID.

    5. In the Billing Method field, select whether you want hourly or monthly billing.

    6. In the Class of Service field, select whether you want Basic, Enhanced, or Dedicated. (Higher classes of service offer higher availability SLAs and allow you to increase traffic prioritization for your EVC.)

    7. In the Bandwidth field, select the bandwidth for the connection.

      Control Center displays pricing for the bandwidth you selected.

    8. In the Connection Name field, type a name for the connection you're creating.
  1. Click Next.
  1. Review your connection information, then click the I agree with the terms and conditions checkbox. (To enable the checkbox, scroll to the bottom of the terms and conditions.)