Links - Amazon VPC

Links

You can represent your on-premises network in your global network through sites, devices, and links. For more information, see Define and associate your on-premises network. You then associate a device with a site and one or more links.

A link is created for a specific global network and cannot be shared with other global networks.

Create a link to represent an internet connection from a device. A link is created for a specific site, therefore you must create a site before you create a link.

To create a link
  1. Access the Network Manager console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/networkmanager/home/.

  2. Under Connectivity, choose Global Networks.

  3. On the Global networks page, choose the global network ID.

  4. In the navigation pane, choose Sites. Choose the ID of the site for which to create the link, and the choose Links.

  5. Choose Create link.

  6. For Name and Description, enter a name and description for the link.

  7. For Upload speed, enter the upload speed in Mbps.

  8. For Download speed, enter the download speed in Mbps.

  9. For Provider, enter the name of the service provider.

  10. For Type, enter the type of link, for example, broadband.

  11. Choose Create link.

Creating and viewing a link using the AWS CLI

Use the following commands:

You can update the details of your link, including the bandwidth information, description, provider, and type.

To update a link
  1. Access the Network Manager console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/networkmanager/home/.

  2. Under Connectivity, choose Global Networks.

  3. On the Global networks page, choose the global network ID.

  4. In the navigation pane, choose Sites and choose the ID for the site. Choose Links.

  5. Select the link and choose Edit.

  6. Update the link details as needed, then choose Edit link.

Updating a link using the AWS CLI

Use the update-link command.

If you no longer need a link, you can delete it. You must first disassociate the link from any devices and customer gateways.

To delete a link
  1. Access the Network Manager console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/networkmanager/home/.

  2. Under Connectivity, choose Global Networks.

  3. On the Global networks page, choose the global network ID.

  4. In the navigation pane, choose Sites and choose the ID for the site. Choose Links.

  5. Select the link and choose Delete.

  6. In the confirmation dialog box, choose Delete.

Deleting a link using the AWS CLI

Use the delete-link command.