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Creating an IP VPN Dynamic Connection to Google

Using IP VPN Dynamic Connections in Control Center, you can create a connection from a Lumen IP VPN to Google.

To create an IP VPN Dynamic Connections to Google:

  1. Do one of the following:

    • Click Orders, then click Dynamic Connection. On the page that appears, click Create Connection.

    • Click Shop, then click Shop. On the page that appears, click Get Quote (under Dynamic Connections).
Quote & Order (Account milestone)
  1. From the Customer Account list, select the customer number you want to add Dynamic Connections to.

    Control Center lists the billing accounts for the customer number you selected.
Quote & Order (Account milestone showing account selected)
  1. Select the radio button next to the billing account you want to add Dynamic Connections to, then click Next.
Quote & Order (Quote milestone)
  1. In the Configure section, do the following:

    1. From the Cloud Service Provider list, select Google.

    2. Select the zone. (You can find the correct zone at the end of the pairing key you received from Google: 1, 2, or Any. For example, this pairing key means you would select zone 1:

    3. From the On Ramp list, select the site you want to connect to.
  1. In the Billing Type section, click the button for hourly or monthly billing, click the radio button for the bandwidth you want for the connection, then click Next.
Quote & Order (Quote milestone showing terms and conditions)
  1. Read through the terms and conditions. When you're done, click the I have read and agreed to these terms and conditions checkbox (at the bottom of the terms), then click the I Accept button.
  1. In the pop-up that appears, click OK, then click Next (at the bottom of the page).
Quote & Order (Order milestone)
  1. In the Contacts section, do the following to fill in the information for the order contact and technical data gathering contact for your organization.

    1. Type the contact's first name, last name, mobile phone number, office phone number, and email address. (Be sure to use the phone number format shown on the screen.)

    2. In the Notification Preference field, select the preference for how Lumen notifies this contact of progress on your order: email, text, or both.

    3. When you're done, click Save.

    4. In the pop-up that appears, click OK.
  1. Click Next.
Quote & Order (Checkout milestone showing Contacts section)
  1. Click the Technical Configuration section, then fill in the details for the connection:

    1. Click the Dynamic Connections IPVPN section.

    2. Type a name for the connection.

    3. Use the buttons to select whether this is a primary or backup connection.

    4. Click the Connector section.

    5. Type your Google pairing key, then verify the connection information and make any changes you need to make (such as selecting a routing option, etc.)

    6. In the Customer VRF section, select the radio button next to a VRF ID/Network Name pair.

      Control Center fills in the VRF ID and Network Name fields with your selection.

    7. Click Save.
  1. Click Submit Order.