AWS Direct Connect
User Guide

Creating a Direct Connect Gateway

You can create a Direct Connect gateway in any supported public Region.

To create a Direct Connect gateway

  1. Open the AWS Direct Connect console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/directconnect/v2/home.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Direct Connect gateways.

  3. Choose Create Direct Connect gateway.

  4. Specify the following information, and choose Create Direct Connect gateway.

    • Name: Enter a name to help you identify the Direct Connect gateway.

    • Amazon side ASN: Specify the ASN for the Amazon side of the BGP session. The ASN must be in the 64,512 to 65,534 range or 4,200,000,000 to 4,294,967,294 range.

    • Virtual private gateway: To associate a virtual private gateway, choose the virtual private gateway.

To create a Direct Connect gateway using the command line or API