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


  1. Log on to the VPC console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose VSwitches.
  3. In the top status bar, select the region where the shared VSwitch is deployed.
  4. On the VSwitches page, find the VSwitch in which you want to create a cloud resource, click Purchase in the Actions column, and select the cloud resource that you want to create.
    You can create the following cloud resources in a shared VSwitch: