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Adding Cloud Hub Sites for SD-WAN Deployment

 

A cloud hub site represents an automation endpoint that is part of a data center or POP that is owned by the service provider. The cloud hub site is connected to multiple spoke sites using the overlay connections. Cloud hubs sites are logical entities in a multi-tenant device (cloud hub device). You add a cloud hub site from the Sites page. This page describes how to add a cloud hub site for a tenant.

To add a cloud hub site:

  1. Select Sites > Site Management.

    The Sites page appears.

  2. Click Add and select Cloud Site.

    The Add Cloud Site page appears.

  3. Complete the configuration settings in the Site Information, Configuration, and Service Attachment Points sections according to the guidelines provided in Table 1.

    Table 1: Fields on the Add Cloud Site Page

    Field

    Description

    Site Information

    Site Name

    Enter a site name. You can use any number of alphanumeric characters, including special characters. The maximum length is 15 characters.

    Cloud Hub Type

    Displays the type of cloud hub site. By default, the Cloud Hub type is displayed when configuring a cloud hub site.

    Address

    Street Address

    Enter the street address of the site.

    City

    Enter the city where the site is located.

    State/Province

    Enter the state or province where the site is located.

    ZIP/Postal Code

    Enter the postal code for the locality of the site.

    Country

    Select the name of the country.

    Contact Name

    Enter the name of a contact person for the site.

    E-mail

    Enter the e-mail ID of the contact person.

    Phone

    Enter the phone number of the contact person.

    Configuration

    Based on the cloud hub device, the following fields are populated:

    Service POP

    Select the name of the point of presence (POP) for the site. A network POP is a location at which a service provider instantiates a network function, such as a virtualized network function (VNF).

    Hub Device Name

    Select the cloud hub device for the site. The cloud hub devices that support either Data or Data and OAM capability are listed.

  4. Click OK.

    The newly created cloud site is displayed on the Sites page.