Ports

Ports are either physical or virtual interfaces through which traffic flows to and from ECX FabricECX Fabric is an advanced interconnection solution that improves performance by providing a direct, private network connection. In most cases, it's identical to the other ports you work with via ECX Fabric for most other needs. Customers procure ports globally at Equinix data centers, and then use ECX Fabric to interconnect with service providers, other ECX Fabric participants and their own networks.

Access Ports

Go to Inventory and click Ports .

Manage your Ports

To find a port, go to the Search Ports by Name text field and enter the name of the port you want to locate.

The filter bar contains a number of useful options so that you can sort and narrow your search results. You can sort your ports based on: location, name and date created. To sort your results, simply click the drop-down for each category.

Port Utilization Statistics

You can view the utilization of a port by selecting that port from the inventory view. You are able to see outbound (egress) and inbound (ingress) utilization, maximum and averages for either pre-determined time periods or they can specify custom data ranges. Data is displayed in a graphical format.

For information on port to port connection, see the video.