Connect My Assets Using E-Access

E-Access Service Video

Create an E-Access service between your provider port (QinQ) and your subscriber port (EPL). An s-tag must be specified for the provider side of the connection only. All data travels within the security of a Layer 2 dedicated, high-capacity, one-to-many connection at native Ethernet speeds. Access EPL can provide a high degree of transparency for Ethernet services.

This feature is available for any Fabric customer, including sub-accounts of resellers.

  1. Sign in to Equinix Fabric.

  2. From the Connections menu, select Create Connection.

  3. On the My Own Assets card, click Connect to My Own Assets.

  4. On the Connect My Assets as E-access card, click Create Connection.

  5. In the Origin section, click Port.

  6. Select an origin location and a port in that location.

  7. Select destination and a port in that location.

  8. Click Next.

  9. In the Connection Information section, enter:

    • Connection – The name of the connection.

    • Origin Outer Tag or S-tag – Specify a source outer tag or a service provider VLAN. This VLAN is the outermost tag. This tag will be added to the network traffic egressing the destination port.

  10. Select a Connection Speed.

  11. Click Next.

  12. Review the Connection Summary and Pricing Overview information.

  13. Add an optional email address for Notifications.

  14. Click Submit Order.

The Connections Inventory section of the portal shows the status of this new connection.