Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Documentation

FastConnect: With an Oracle Provider

This topic is for customers who want to use Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect by connecting to an Oracle provider. For a summary of the different ways to connect, see the connectivity models.

If you instead want to use a network provider that is not on the list of Oracle providers, see FastConnect: With a Third-Party Provider. Or if you want to use FastConnect by colocating with Oracle, see FastConnect: Colocation with Oracle.

For general information about FastConnect, see FastConnect.

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

Also see the sequence diagram in To get the status of your virtual circuit.

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Task 2: Set up connection to the Oracle provider
Task 3: Set up a DRG (private peering only)
Task 4: Set up your virtual circuit
Task 5: Give the provider information about the virtual circuit
Task 6: Configure your edge
Task 7: Check light levels
Task 8: Confirm your interfaces are up

BGP Session Goes to Oracle

Task 9a: Ping the Oracle BGP IP address
Task 9b: Confirm the BGP session is established

BGP Session Goes to the Provider

Task 10a: Ping the provider's edge
Task 10b: Confirm the BGP session is established
Task 10c: Ping the Oracle BGP IP address
Task 11: Test the connection

Managing Your Virtual Circuit

To get the status of your virtual circuit
To edit a virtual circuit
To terminate a virtual circuit
To manage public IP prefixes for a public virtual circuit
To move a connection to a different compartment

Monitoring Your Connection

You can monitor the health, capacity, and performance of your Oracle Cloud Infrastructure resources by using metrics, alarms, and notifications. For more information, see Monitoring Overview and Notifications Overview.

For information about monitoring your connection, see FastConnect Metrics.

Troubleshooting

See FastConnect Troubleshooting.