Welcome

Welcome to the Megaport Documentation!

This site describes concepts and procedures for Megaport products and services.
You can learn about product features and step through configuration details.

Use search to find a specific topic, or use the site navigation to explore categories.
You can also use the navigation in the footer to step through the topics.

What’s new?

The following sections have been added or updated recently:

March, 2021

  • Introducing MVE – Introducing Megaport Virtual Edge (MVE) – an on-demand, vendor-neutral Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) hosting service.

  • MCR Route Filtering – This new topic describes how you can configure route filters on MCR to easily control which routes are exchanged between BGP neighbor routers.

  • Megaport Support Services – This section has been updated with details on Megaport Support requests and how we perform network maintenance.

February, 2021

  • Japanese, French, and German versions of the Megaport Documentation are now available – For access from any page, use the menu in the upper-right corner to select a language.

  • Support for IBM Direct Link 2.0:

  • Configuring Q-in-Q – This topic has been updated with ways to configure multiple layer VLAN tag handling on network devices without native Q-in-Q support.

  • Connecting to Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute – This topic has been updated with ways to connect to ExpressRoute on network devices that do not support Q-in-Q.

January, 2021

  • Megaport Support Services – This new section provides a general overview of the Support team and describes how to contact Megaport Support.
  • Megaport API documentation – The API reference documentation has been thoroughly updated, with a new format, new organization, and new examples in many popular client languages. The site also includes an updated Postman collection with pre-built requests.

  • Creating a VXC – A streamlined workflow in the Megaport Portal makes it easier to configure Megaport Cloud Router (MCR) Virtual Cross Connects (VXCs). The updated MCR Connection Detail page consolidates the VXC configuration attributes. This user experience refresh has no impact on existing MCR behavior.

December, 2020

October, 2020

September, 2020

July, 2020

  • API Overview – This section enhances the API reference at dev.megaport.com by describing how to use the API to perform common tasks. New topics step you through using the API to complete procedures such as logging in, creating a Port or MCR, and creating a VXC to a Cloud Service Provider.
  • Creating an MCR – The new Initial BGP State option lets you select whether you want any new BGP sessions you configure to be live as soon as you save the configuration.
  • Understanding Locations – This new topic describes how to use the new Megaport Locations page to find a Megaport Point of Presence.
  • Connecting to Cloudflare with Megaport – This new topic describes how to connect to Cloudflare through the Megaport Portal.
  • Pricing & Billing updates:

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