Quick Start

Last updated: 2020-03-04 11:13:38

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After you purchase Direct connect access service, you can quickly create and log in to Tencent Cloud Direct connect instance through visual operations in the console interface. The flow chart of the steps is shown below:

Step 1: log in to Direct connect to access the console

  1. Log in to Tencent Cloud Console . If you do not have an account yet, see the Tutorial for Signup .

Step 2: (optional) create connection

  1. Self-help application.
  2. In Directory on the left, click [connection] to go to the management page.
  3. Click + New .
  4. Please complete the relevant parameter information according to your Direct connect requirements of Enter. After the application is submitted, Tencent Cloud will arrange for Manager Direct connect to verify the details with you as soon as possible.
  5. Partner application.
    Tencent Cloud Direct connect partner can provide you with faster Direct connect access to Tencent Cloud services. You can go to marketplace to learn Tencent Cloud partner Information, get support. In most cases, you do not need to apply for connection by yourself, just go to the create dedicated tunnel page and share partner connection.

Step 3: create Direct connect gateway

  1. Log in to Tencent Cloud Console And choose Products > Networking > Virtual Private Cloud To open the VPC console.

  2. In Directory on the left, click "Direct connect Gateway" to go to the management page.

  3. Select a region and a VPC above the list and click New .

  4. In the pop-up box, Enter customizes the name and selects the network type that requires Associate.

If it is a cloud networking type, Direct connect gateway can not use Associate cloud networking instance for the time being.
5. Click "OK" to complete the creation of Direct connect gateway.

Step 4: create dedicated tunnel

  1. Log in to Tencent Cloud Console And select Cloud Products > Networking > VPC To go to the VPC Console.
  2. In Directory on the left, click [dedicated tunnel] to go to the management page.
  3. Click + New .

1. Basic configuration

  • Dedicated tunnel name: create a custom name.
  • Direct connect type: select connection with the "running" status under your Tencent Cloud account, or connection who shares the partner account (get connection information through the partner).
  • Access network: VPC, BM network, cloud networking.

2. Advanced configuration

  • VLAN ID: if connection is provided by a partner, please obtain VLAN ID from the partner.
  • Bandwidth: please set the upper limit of bandwidth.
  • The boundary IP: refers to the interconnection interface IP between the two ends of connection (IDC and cloud access to Device).
  • Routing method: BGP routing and static routing are supported.
  1. IDC Device configuration: for step 3 of applying for dedicated tunnel, you can download general configuration guidelines on the console.
  2. Click "submit" to complete the creation of dedicated tunnel.

Step 5: (optional) configure Direct connect NAT

You can configure the gateway's network address translation on the Direct connect gateway page. Network address translation can be divided into two types: IP translation and IP port translation. For more details on IP translation and IP port translation configuration, see Configure Network address Translation (NAT) .

Step 5: Configure the Route Table
Access to VPC or BM network:

  1. Log in to Tencent Cloud Console And choose Products > Networking > Virtual Private Cloud To open the VPC console.

  2. Click on Route Tables In the directory on the left to go to the management page.

  3. In the list, find Route table of Associate, the subnet that needs to communicate, and click his ID, to enter the details page.

  4. Click "add Routing policy", enter the destination IP range, select "Direct connect Gateway" for the next hop type, and select the gateway name for the next hop.

  5. Click OK .

Step 7: set the alarm

  1. Log in to Tencent Cloud Console And choose Products > Monitoring & Ops > Basic Cloud Monitor To access the Cloud Monitoring console.

  2. In the left sidebar, click Alarm Configuration > Alarm Policy To access the management page.

  3. Click Add .

  4. Enter alarm policy name, select connection or dedicated tunnel in the policy type, and add alarm trigger condition.

  5. Associate alarm objects: Select the alarm receiver group, and when it is saved, you can view the set alarm polices in Policy List.

  6. View alarm messages: after the alarm condition is triggered, you will receive notifications such as SMS / email / internal message. You can also select Direct connect access-> connection or dedicated tunnel to view it in Directory on the left.
    For more information on alarm, please see Create Alarm .