Requesting a Connection Using Cockpit
- Click Network/Security > Direct Link.
- Click Create
The CREATE CONNECTION dialog box appears.
- In the Name field, type the name of the connection.
- From the Location list, select the location code for the connection. For more information, see Getting Information About DirectLink Locations.
- From the Speed list, select the bandwidth for the connection.
- Click Create to validate.
The request for the connection is sent to 3DS OUTSCALE and appears on the Direct Link page.
Requesting a Connection Using AWS CLI
To request a connection, use the create-connection command following this syntax:
This command contains the following attributes that you need to specify:
profile: Your AWS CLI profile you created when installing it.
location: The code of the requested location for the connection. For more information, see Getting Information About DirectLink Locations.
bandwidth: The bandwidth for the connection (1Gbps or 10Gbps).
connection-name: The name of the connection.
endpoint: The endpoint corresponding to the Region you want to send the request to.
The create-connection command returns the following elements:
ownerAccount: The account ID of the owner of the requested connection.
connectionID: The ID of the connection.
connectionState: The state of the connection. For more information, see About DirectLink.
bandwidth: The bandwidth for the connection (1 Gbps or 10 Gbps).
location: The location where the connection is located.
connectionName: The name of the connection.
region: The Region where the connection is located.
The connection request is sent to 3DS OUTSCALE.