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Creating a connection from your location to IBM Cloud

To create a connection from your location to and IBM Cloud:

Dynamic Connections (showing list view)
Dynamic Connections (Create Connection)
  1. In the From Connection Type field, select My Location(s).
  1. In the To Connection Type field, select IBM Cloud.
Dynamic Connections (My Location to IBM Cloud--select endpoints)
  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, Control Center highlights it in red.)

    3. In the Asn Number field, type or copy and paste your public or private BGP autonomous system number provided by IBM.

    4. In the Customer Account ID field, type your IBM account ID.

      Once you fill in the pairing key, Control Center retrieves connection information from IBM.

    5. In the To Location field, select the termination location.

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

    7. 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.)

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

      Control Center displays pricing for the bandwidth you selected.
  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.)