Creating an EVC from your Virtual Router to OCX Port

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Creating an EVC between your Virtual Router to OCX Port

For customers utilizing layer 3 connections, an EVC is needed to connect the router to the OCX port to achieve full integration across the environment. This article outlines the steps required to achieve the aforementioned connection.

NOTE: This EVC Connection is not available for customers who do not have an active Virtual Router and Port.

  1. Follow Steps 1 to 4 in the “ordering OCX services” section to navigate to the Port ordering page.
  2. Click on the “EVC” tile and click “continue”.
  3. On the next screen, select the tile that displays “Connect a Virtual Router to an OCX port” and click “Continue”.


  1. Select the Virtual Router.
  2. Select OCX port.
  3. Specify the IP Subnet you wish to use.
  4. (Optional) Specify a unique VLAN.
  5. Select the desired Service Rate.
  6. Provide a unique name for your EVC.
  7. (Optional) provide a reference label.
  8. Agree to the terms and conditions.
  9. Click “Submit Request”.

After completing Step 9, the order will be submitted and automated provisioning will begin. No other action is required at this time.

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