AWS Direct Connect
User Guide

Accepting a Hosted Connection

If you are interested in purchasing a hosted connection, you must contact a partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN). The partner provisions the connection for you. After the connection is configured, it appears in the Connections pane in the AWS Direct Connect console.

Before you can begin using a hosted connection, you must accept the connection.

To accept a hosted connection

  1. Open the AWS Direct Connect console at

  2. If necessary, change the region in the navigation bar. For more information, see Regions and Endpoints.

  3. In the navigation pane, choose Connections.

  4. In the Connections pane, select a connection.

						Connections pane
  5. Select I understand that Direct Connect port charges apply once I click Accept Connection, and then choose Accept Connection.

To accept a hosted connection using the command line or API