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Cisco IP Solution Center L2VPN and Carrier Ethernet User Guide, 6.0
Chapter 8 Managing an L2VPN Service Request
Creating an L2VPN Service Request
Figure 8-8 End-to-End Wire Created
Step 14 Specify remaining items in the End-to-End-Wire Editor window as necessary for your configuration:
• You can choose any of the blue highlighted values to edit the End-to-End Wire.
• You can edit the AC link attributes to change the default policy settings. After you edit these fields,
the blue link changes from Default to Changed. For more information, see the section
L2VPN Service Request, page 8-20.
• You can enter a description for the service request in the first Description field. The description will
show up in this window and also in the Description column of the Service Requests window. The
maximum length for this field is 256 characters.
• You can enter a description for each end-to-end wire in the Description field provided for each wire.
The description shows up only in this window. The data in this field is not pushed to the device(s).
The maximum length for this field is 256 characters.
• The ID number is system-generated identification number for the circuit.
• The Circuit ID is created automatically, based on the service. For example, for Ethernet, it is based
on the VLAN number; for Frame Relay, it is based on the DLCI; for ATM, it is based on the
• If the policy was set up for you to define a VC ID manually, enter it into the empty VC ID field. If
policy was set to “auto pick” the VC ID, ISC will supply a VC ID, and this field will not be editable.
In the case where you supply the VC ID manually, if the entered value is in the provider’s range,
ISC validates if the entered value is available or allocated. If the entered value has been already
allocated, ISC generates an error message saying that the entered value is not available and prompts
you to re-enter the value. If the entered value is in the provider’s range, and if it is available, then it
is allocated and is removed from the VC ID pool. If the entered value is outside the provider’s range,
ISC displays a warning saying that no validation could be performed to verify if it is available or
• You can also click Add Link to add an end-to-end wire.
• You can click Delete Link to delete an end-to-end wire.
Step 15 When you are finished editing the end-to-end wires, click Save.
The service request is created and saved into ISC.