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Create a Cross Connect

A Cross Connect is necessary if you are seeking to establish a connection between your VDCs that belong to the same region.
Prerequisites: Ensure that you have appropriate permissions to create a Cross Connect. For more information, see Prerequisites.
To create a Cross Connect, follow these steps:
1. Log in to DCD with your username and password.
2. Follow either of these options to create a Cross Connect:
  • From the DCD menu, click Management to open the drop-down menu and select Cross Connect. Select + Create in the Manage Cross Connects window.
Cross Connect on the Management drop-down menu
  • Alternatively, you can also drag-and-drop the Cross Connect element to the Workspace. Click + to create a Cross Connect.
Cross Connect element on the Workspace
3. Enter the following details:
  • Name: Enter a name for the Cross Connect.
  • Description: Enter additional information about the Cross Connect. This is optional.
4. Click Create Cross Connect to create.
Create a Cross Connect
Result: The desired Cross Connect is created. You can modify the name and description and the changes are saved automatically. Upon creating, associate LANs and connect VDCs to it to create a full-fledged operational system.
Cross Connect is created successfully