Virtual services are critical resources for traffic routing. You can use virtual services to manage requests that are sent to services in an Alibaba Cloud Service Mesh (ASM) instance. This topic describes how to create, modify, and delete a virtual service.

Create a virtual service

  1. Log on to the ASM console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Service Mesh > Mesh Management.
  3. On the Mesh Management page, find the ASM instance that you want to configure. Click the name of the ASM instance or click Manage in the Actions column of the ASM instance.
  4. On the details page of the ASM instance, choose Traffic Management > VirtualService in the left-side navigation pane. On the VirtualService page, click Create.
  5. In the Create panel, set the parameters and click OK.
    1. Select a namespace from the Namespaces drop-down list.
    2. In the code editor, enter code to configure a virtual service.
    On the VirtualService page, you can view the created virtual service.

Modify a virtual service

  1. Log on to the ASM console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Service Mesh > Mesh Management.
  3. On the Mesh Management page, find the ASM instance that you want to configure. Click the name of the ASM instance or click Manage in the Actions column of the ASM instance.
  4. On the details page of the ASM instance, choose Traffic Management > VirtualService in the left-side navigation pane.
  5. On the VirtualService page, find the virtual service that you want to modify and click YAML in the Actions column.
  6. In the Edit panel, modify the virtual service and click OK.

Delete a virtual service

  1. Log on to the ASM console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Service Mesh > Mesh Management.
  3. On the Mesh Management page, find the ASM instance that you want to configure. Click the name of the ASM instance or click Manage in the Actions column of the ASM instance.
  4. On the details page of the ASM instance, choose Traffic Management > VirtualService in the left-side navigation pane.
  5. On the VirtualService page, find the virtual service that you want to delete and click Delete in the Actions column.
  6. In the Submit message, click OK.
    The virtual service disappears from the VirtualService page.