Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Documentation

FastConnect: Colocation with Oracle

This topic is for customers who are colocated with Oracle in a FastConnect location. For a summary of the different ways to connect, see the connectivity models.

If you instead have a relationship with an Oracle provider, see FastConnect: With an Oracle Provider. Or if you have a relationship with a third-party provider, see FastConnect: With a Third-Party Provider.

For general information about FastConnect, see FastConnect.


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Getting Started with FastConnect

The following flow chart shows the overall process of setting up FastConnect.

This flow chart shows the steps for getting started with FastConnect

Task 1: Learn and plan
Task 2: Set up a DRG (private peering only)
Task 3: Set up your cross-connect group and cross-connect(s)
Task 4: Set up cabling in the FastConnect location
Task 5: Check light levels
Task 6: Confirm your interfaces are up
Task 7: Activate the cross-connect(s)
Task 8: Set up your virtual circuit(s)
Task 9: Configure your edge
Task 10: Ping the Oracle BGP IP address
Task 11: Confirm the BGP session is established
Task 12: Test the connection

Managing Your Connection

To get the status of your connection
To add a new cross-connect to an existing cross-connect group
To edit a virtual circuit
To terminate a connection, or part of it
To manage public IP prefixes for a public virtual circuit