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Creating a VXC to an MVE Integrated with VMware

This topic describes how to connect a Virtual Cross Connect (VXC) that terminates on a Megaport Virtual Edge (MVE).

With MVE configured, you can create VXCs to connect to services on the Megaport network without the need for any physical infrastructure. A VXC is essentially a private point-to-point Ethernet connection between an A-End (your MVE) and a B-End (one of the destination types). As VXCs are Layer 2, they are mapped with a VLAN ID on each end.

You can order VXCs to reach any destination in the Megaport network. You can connect up to 24 VXCs on a single MVE.

To create a VXC

  1. In the Megaport ONE Portal, choose Networking > Services.
  2. Select the MVE you want to use. If you haven’t already created an MVE, see Creating an MVE.
  3. Click Actions and select Add Connection.
    Add Connection
    The New Connection screen displays the MVE name and A-End details.
  4. Choose Cloud Virtual Cross Connect as your Connection Type.

    For specific CSP configuration details:

    For Oracle and other CSPs, see Creating MVE Connections to Generic Endpoints.

Connecting MVE to MVE

In the Megaport ONE Portal, you can create a VXC (interconnect connectivity) between MVEs at two or more Megaport locations. The VXC links the SD-WAN branch locations connected to these edge MVEs via the Megaport fabric, without traversing the public internet for the MVE to MVE connectivity. For specific configuration details, see Connecting MVEs.

Deleting a VXC

You can terminate a VXC directly from the Megaport ONE Portal.

Note

A transit Virtual Cross Connect (VXC) provides internet connectivity and allows MVE to register and communicate with the VMware SD-WAN overlay network. You cannot modify or delete the transit VXC. Deleting an MVE automatically deletes its associated transit VXC. For details on deleting an MVE, see Deleting an MVE.

To delete a VXC

  1. In the Megaport ONE Portal, choose Networking > Services.
  2. Click the Gear icon Gear icon next to the MVE you want to terminate and select Delete Service.
    Terminate a VXC
    The Terminate Services window appears. Early termination charges are shown here, if applicable.
    Delete MVE
  3. Type DELETE (all caps) to confirm the termination.
  4. Click Delete.
    The VXC is deleted from the Megaport network.

Last update: 2023-01-21