OCI fastconnect | Differencies between creating Direct and Partner circuits


STEPS TABLE

STEPFASTCONNECT PARTNERFASTCONNECT DIRECT
1Choose a provider partner from a list of certified paertnersNo partner to select
2Choose if virtual circuit is:
private:
Select an existing DRG
Set Oracle and customer BGP IP addresses
Set BGP customer ASN
Go to partner portal and create the connection yourself
public:
set port speed, up to 50 of your ip address to advertise and your BGP ASN
Choose if connection is:
single: select por speed and point of presence (2 available per region)
aggragated (LAG): select port speed ans number of cross connects (up to 3, but you can increase later up to 8)
3Wait for partner connection to be stablished (minutes)Single cross-connect:
Get the LOA and send to your preferred carrier
Grouped cross connect:
Get the cross connect LOA and send to your preferred connectivity provider
4Wait for the cross connect to appear online
5Create virtual circuit:
private:
select DRG, port speed, vlan, oracle and customer IP addresses and customer ASN
public:
select port speed, customer ip addresses to advertise (uP to 50) and customer ASN
6Wait for virtual circuit BGP IPv4 state up

SCREENSHOTS

Fastconnect partner: step 1
Fastconnect partner: step 2 private circuit
Fastconnect partner: step 2 public circuit
Fastconnect partner connection created result page
Partner portal: Creating a port
Partner portal: Setting port details
Partner portal: Create connection
Partner portal: Setting the ocid of the OCI virtual circuit and selecting an available port
Partner portal: Connection details
Partner portal: connection summary
Partner portal: connection created
Fastconnect partner: Connection pending on partner (basically pay the bill)
Selecting a fastconnect direct
Fastconnect direct: step 2 single cross connect
Fastconnect direct: single cross connect created cross connect
Fastconnect direct: single cross connect LOA details
Fastconnect direct: step 2 cross connect group (LAG)
Fastconnect direct: cross connect group created, cross connect pending in customer
Fastconnect direct: cros connect details
Fastconnect direct: cross connect LOA
Fastconnect direct: step 4 cross connect is up
Fastconnect direct single cross connect: step 4 creating private virtual circuit
Fastconnect direct: single cross connect: step 5 creating public virtual circuit
Fastconnect direct: step 6, single cross connect, virtual circuit is up

USEFUL DATA

Oracle BGP ASN: 31898

Oracle FastConnect providers url page: https://www.oracle.com/cloud/networking/fastconnect-providers.html#northamerica

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