This video shows how to create and then delete a Colo to HAN exchange in the CenturyLink Cloud control portal.
Network Exchange provides a secure, high-speed, redundant, private network, with usage-based billing. It includes ease of setup and management of virtual circuits via the Control Portal, coupled with CenturyLink Platform automation and pre-deployed network infrastructure.
Log-in to the CenturyLink Cloud Portal
Log-in to the Centurylink Cloud control portal using your ctl.io credentials.
Navigate to the Network Exchange satellite app by clicking Network > NetX on the left-hand navigation bar.
Create an Exchange
On the Network Exchange screen, click Create an Exchange.
Name the exchange and add a description, a billing type, and the account alias. The account alias is tied to a specific CenturyLink Cloud account by default.
Choose the first endpoint type out of the available drop down list.
After you select your first endpoint, click next to fill in the details. Select the location and any other pertinent information on the screen.
Click Next to move on to the second endpoint.
Now choose the second endpoint type from the drop down list. Click Next.
Fill in the location and pertinent information for this endpoint.
Then click Next.
A Request Summary will appear. Review this to make sure the information is correct. Click Back to make changes or Submit to build the exchange.
The exchange will show a "BUILDING" status until it is complete. Then it will change to "ACTIVE."
Once active, you can view each endpoint by expanding the information under the exchange.
Delete an Exchange
The delete the exchange, expand the listing and click Delete Exchange.
Verify that you want to delete it by clicking Yes.
The status of the exchange will show "DELETING" until is is complete. At that point the exchange is removed.