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Changing an IX Configuration with the API

This topic describes how to change configuration details of an existing IX.
You can change the IX service name, rate limit, cost centre, VLAN ID, MAC address, ASN, BGP password, and whether your IX traffic graphs are public or private, by updating any of these parameters in the Body of the request:

  "name": "My updated API created IX",
  "rateLimit": 500,
  "costCentre": "My Port Account",
  "vlan": 1650,
  "macAddress": "01:02:0f:04:58:20", 
  "asn": 136999,
  "password": "gbixpassword",
  "publicGraph": false

For details on shutting down an IX, see Shutting Down a VXC and IX with the API.

Before you begin, obtain a valid access token. For details, see Creating an API Key.

To change the IX details in the Postman collection

  1. In Postman, expand Internet Exchange (IX) in the left navigation and click PUT Update IX.

  2. Identify the IX to update by adding the productUid to the endpoint. Update IX request

  3. Click the Body tab and update IX details for name, rate limit, VLAN ID, BGP password, and so on. You only need to include the values you want to change.
    This example changes all eight values.
    Update IX request

  4. Click Send.
    The changes will be reflected in the Portal within two minutes.
    Updated IX details

Last update: 2023-08-31