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Creating a Single POP

 

You can use the POPs page to create a network point of presence (POP) and its associated resources.

Creating a single POP involves adding several types of objects. The sections in this topic describe how to add each type of object to a POP in Administration Portal. You must finish the steps in each section to create the objects that you need for a single POP and to save the POP successfully.

Adding Information About the POP

To add a single POP and to add basic information to the POP:

  1. Click Resources > POPs.

    The POPs page appears.

  2. Click the plus icon (+) .

    The Add POP page appears.

  3. Complete the configuration settings according to the guidelines provided in Table 1.
  4. (Optional) Click Download as JSON to save a JSON file of the POP configuration settings that you configured.
  5. Click OK to save the POP configuration. If you want to discard your changes, click Cancel instead.

    A confirmation message appears at the top of the page indicating that the job was created. You can click the link in the message to view the details of the job.

Table 1: Fields on the Add POP page

Field

Description

Region

Regions are used to group services for various business reasons such as location, proximity, service distribution and load.

The default region is selected and cannot be modified.

Example: regional

Note: The administrator must not delete the region name.

Name

Enter the name of the POP. You can use an unlimited number of alphanumeric characters, including special characters.

Example: north-east.

Street Address

Enter the street address. You can use an unlimited number of alphanumeric characters, including special characters.

Example: 1133 Innovation Way

City

Enter the name of the city. You can use an unlimited number of alphanumeric characters, including special characters.

Example: Sunnyvale

State/Province

Enter the name of the state. You can use an unlimited number of alphanumeric characters, including special characters.

Example: California

ZIP/Postal Code

Enter the zip code or postal code for the country. You can use an unlimited number of alphanumeric characters, including special characters.

Example: 94089

Country

Select the name of the country.

Example: USA