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Remove a physical connection

Last Updated: Jan 08, 2018

To delete a leased line between an on-premises IDC and a VPC, you must delete the following resources and configurations in sequence:

  1. Delete related route entries in the VRouter of the VPC and the VBR.

  2. If you have used BGP dynamic routing, delete BGP peers and BGP groups associated with the VBR.

  3. Delete the router interfaces for achieving the leased line communication on the VPC and the VBR.

  4. All VBRs on the leased line.

  5. The leased line.

    Note: You must follow the deleting order, otherwise the leased line cannot be deleted successfully.

Step 1: Delete route entries in the VRouter of the VPC

Follow these steps to delete route entries pointing to the on-premises IDC in the VPC:

  1. Log on to the VPC console.

  2. Select the region where the VPC is located.

  3. Click Manage in the Actions column of the target VPC.

  4. In the left-side navigation pane, click VRouters.

  5. Find a route entry of which the destination CIDR block is the CIDR block of the on-premises IDC and the next hop type is router interface, and click Delete in the Actions column. Then click Confirm in the displayed dialog box.

  6. Repeat step 5 to delete all route entries pointing to the on-premises IDC.

Step 2: Delete route entries in the VBR

Follow these steps to delete route entries pointing to the VPC or the on-premises IDC in the VBR.

  1. Log on to the Express Connect console.

  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Physical Connection > Virtual Border Router.

  3. Select the region where the VBR is located.

  4. Click Manage in the Actions column of the VBR.

  5. Click Delete in the Actions column of Route Entry List, and click Confirm in the displayed dialog box.

  6. Repeat step 5 to delete all route entries under the VBR.

Step 3: Delete BGP groups and BGP peers

If you have configured BGP on the VBR, follow these steps to delete all BGP peers and BGP groups in the VBR:

  1. Log on to the Express Connect console.

  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click BGP > BGP Peer.

  3. Select the region of a BGP group to which BGP peers belong.

  4. Click Delete in the Actions column of the BGP peer, and click Confirm in the displayed dialog box.

  5. Repeat step 4 to delete all BGP peers in the BGP group.

  6. In the left-side navigation pane, click BGP > BGP Group.

  7. Click Delete in the Actions column of the BGP group, and click Confirm in the displayed dialog box.

  8. Repeat step 7 to delete all BGP groups under the VBR.

Step 4: Freeze and delete router interfaces

Follow these steps to freeze and delete router interfaces used for leased line access on the VRouter of the VPC and the VBR:

  1. Log on to the Express Connect console.

  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Router Interface.

  3. Select the region where the VBR is located.

  4. Find the router interface used for leased line access, and click Freeze in the Actions column.

  5. When the status of the router interface changes form Activated to Frozen, click More > Delete in the Actions column. Then click Confirm in the displayed dialog box.

  6. Repeat the preceding steps to delete all router interfaces used for leased line access.

Step 5: Delete VBRs

Follow these steps to delete VBRs associated with the target leased line:

  1. Log on to the Express Connect console.

  2. Select the region where a VBR is located.

  3. In the left-side navigation pane, click Physical Connection > Virtual Border Router.

  4. Click Delete in the Actions column of the target VBR, and click Confirm in the displayed dialog box.

  5. Repeat step 4 to delete all VBRs associated with the target leased line.

Step 6: Delete the leased line

Follow these steps to terminate leased line access and delete the leased line:

  1. Log on to the Express Connect console.

  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Physical Connection > Leased Line.

  3. Click Terminate Access in the Actions column of the leased line to be deleted, and click Confirm in the displayed dialog box.

  4. When the status of the leased line changes from Normal to Terminated, click Delete in the Actions column. Then click Confirm in the displayed dialog box.

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