A connection provides connectivity on Internet exchange point network, it can identify a single port or several in a link aggregation group. Each link on an IXP can have VLAN and IP addresses assigned to it. On a router it will most likely be configured on an interface being a physical or a VLAN one.
In Peering Manager
Inside Peering Manager, you create connections to model interfaces connected to Internet exchange point.
VLAN: VLAN allocated by the IXP.
MAC Address: MAC address allowed by the IXP.
IPv6 Address: IPv6 address allocated by the IP and configured on the interface.
IPv4 Address: IPv4 address allocated by the IP and configured on the interface.
Internet Exchange Point: the IXP object this connection connects to.
Router: the router this connection is setup on.
Interface: the interface this connection is attached to.
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