After a vSwitch owner shares a vSwitch with you (a participant), you can use the shared vSwitch without confirmation. You can create cloud resources in the vSwitch, such as Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instances, Server Load Balancer (SLB) instances, and ApsaraDB RDS instances.

Create a cloud resource in a shared vSwitch

  1. Log on to the VPC console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click vSwitch.
  3. In the top navigation bar, select the region where the shared vSwitch is deployed.
  4. On the vSwitch page, find the vSwitch in which you want to create a cloud resource, click Create in the Actions column, and then select the cloud resource that you want to create.

View shared vSwitches in the VPC console

  1. Log on to the VPC console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click vSwitch.
  3. In the top navigation bar, select the region where the shared vSwitches are deployed.
  4. On the vSwitch page, view the shared vSwitches.
    vSwitches shared with you are marked as Shared.

View shared vSwitches in the Resource Management console

  1. Log on to the Resource Management console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, select Resource Sharing > Resources Shared To Me.
  3. In the top navigation bar, select the region where the vSwitches are deployed.
  4. On the Resources Shared To Me page, find the resource share that you want to manage and click the ID of the resource share.
  5. In the Shared Resources section, view the shared vSwitches.