AWS Direct Connect connection Status still ‘available’ when there is an issue with our On-Premise Router

When we were setting up a Direct Connect I was wondering why the Direct Connect connection has state of ‘available’ but the router in the Corporate Data Center was off.

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AWS Direct Connect Virtual Network Interface BGP Status Delay

When we were troubleshooting an issue with the BGP status of a Private Virtual Interface (VIF), we encountered that the BGP status in the router was up and we are able to communicate with our resources in AWS while in the AWS console, it was still down.

After some time, the BGP status of our Private Virtual Interface was also changed to up.

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Direct Connect AWS Price List API all Attribute Names and Values

Below is a reference for all attribute names and attribute values in AWS Price List API for AWS Direct Connect.

Note: All the list below are in alphabetical order.

Service Code: AWSDirectConnect

Python Code to get Attribute Names for AWSDirectConnect using Boto3

import boto3

pricing_client = boto3.client('pricing', region_name='us-east-1')

response = pricing_client.describe_services(ServiceCode='AWSDirectConnect')

attribute_names = response['Services'][0]['AttributeNames']

print(attribute_names)
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