Adding a new external connection

External connections represent physical (L1) ports in the network fabric that act as uplinks outside of the network fabric. By configuring an external connection as part of a Network Profile the VLANs/VNIs configured will be terminated on the respective external connection.

To configure an external connection:

  1. Go to the configuration tab of the switch you want to add and mark the device as a border device.

  2. Navigate to the external connections tab on the datacenter

  1. Click Add external connection

  2. Fill in a name and a description

  3. Click edit on the newly created external connection

  4. Go to the switches tab

  5. Click Add external connection switch

  1. Select the and input the ports that will be used for external connections on that switch

The list should show up like this: