All connection access applications (including BM and ECN) need to be initiated and completed in the console. Tencent Cloud Direct Connect is only available to certified Tencent Cloud organizational customers.
Follow the instructions below to apply for and set up a Tencent Cloud connection.
|Connection Name||Enter a name for your connection.||You can change this later.|
|Connection Provider||Select from the following options: CTCC, CMCC, CUCC, other Chinese mainland carriers (for a connection provided by carriers in the Chinese mainland rather than the three listed out), and outside the Chinese mainland (for a connection provided by carriers outside the Chinese mainland).||-|
|Access Location||The access point for your Tencent Cloud connection. Nearby access is recommended.||Generally, two or more access points are available in one Tencent Cloud region, implementing two-connection disaster recovery.|
|Cloud port type||The port used to connect your connection with the Tencent Cloud access device||Select the port type based on your bandwidth. You can consult with your connection provider or Tencent Cloud's architect or after-sales manager.|
|Your Premise||Enter your detailed address.||The floor of the IDC should be provided in the detailed address.|
|Carrier Circuit ID||The unique circuit ID of this connection provided by the carrier||-|
|Redundant Connection||A second connection for the primary/secondary configuration, instead of having both connections connecting to the same device. This avoids single points of failure.||The primary/secondary configuration is to avoid two connections connecting to the same access point. To configure primary and secondary dedicated tunnels, you need to apply for them on the Dedicated Tunnels console.|
|Applicant Name||The name of the contact person for Direct Connect||-|
|Applicant Mobile||The mobile number of the contact person for Direct Connect||-|
|Applicant Email||The email address of the contact person for Direct Connect||-|
After your application for a connection is submitted, Tencent Cloud’s Direct Connect representative will comprehensively assess Direct Connect resources and then check with you the service details over the phone. After the connection is confirmed to be accessible, its status becomes Pending paid. Your connection application may be rejected for any of the following reasons:
After your application is approved, you need to complete the payment on the console. Then the Direct Connect representative will accept the access request and coordinate resources for the connection construction. After the connection is completed and accepted, the connection status becomes Running. Perform the following steps to make the payment:
After a connection is created, Tencent Cloud automatically configures the following metric alarm for its bandwidth utilization, helping you monitor and manage your connection.
|dc_band_rate||1 minute||>=||80%||At 5 consecutive data points||Alarm once a day|
This default alarm policy is not provided with a recipient, so you can only view alarms in the console Message Center. To configure a recipient, perform the following steps.
After the carrier completes the connection construction, you need to test and accept it by creating a direct connect gateway and a dedicated tunnel. The accepted connection will be in Running status.