When you no longer need a physical connection, you can delete it.

To delete a physical connection, follow these steps:
Note To delete a physical connection, you must use the following sequence:
  1. Delete the route entries configured in the VBR and the VRouter of the VPC.
  2. Delete related BGP peers and BGP groups if BGP routing is configured.
  3. Delete the peering connection between the VPC and the VBR.
  4. Delete all associated VBRs.
  5. Delete the physical connection interface.

Step 1: Delete route entries

To delete the custom route entries in the VPC and VBR, follow these steps:
  1. Log on to the Express Connect console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose VPC Peering Connections > VBR-to-VPC.
  3. Select the region to which the target VBR-to-VPC connection belongs and find the connection.
  4. Click the ID of the acceptor VPC. On the VPC Details page, click the VPC ID again.

  5. In the Network Resources section, click the route table link. On the displayed Route Tables page, click the route table ID.
  6. Find the custom route entry destined for the on-premises data center and then click Delete.
  7. In the displayed dialog box, click OK.
  8. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Physical Connections > Virtual Border Routers (VBRs).
  9. Select the region of the target VBR and then click the instance ID of the target VBR.
  10. Click the Routes tab.
  11. Delete the route entries added in the VBR.

Step 2: Delete BGP peers and BGP groups

If you have configured BGP, follow these steps to delete the BGP configurations associated with the VBR:
  1. Log on to the Express Connect console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Physical Connections > Virtual Border Routers (VBRs).
  3. Select the region of the target VBR and then click the ID of the target VBR instance.
  4. Click the BGP Peers tab and then delete the created BGP peers.
  5. Click the BGP Groups tab and then delete the created BGP groups.
  6. Click the Advertised BGP Subnets tab and then delete the added BGP CIDR blocks.

Step 3: Delete the peering connection

To delete the peering connection between the VBR and the VPC, follow these steps:
  1. Log on to the Express Connect console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose VPC Peering Connections > VBR-to-VPC.
  3. Select the region to which your VBR-to-VPC connection belongs and find the connection.
  4. Click > Suspend Initiator. In the displayed dialog box, click Confirm.
  5. Click > Suspend Acceptor. In the displayed dialog box, click Confirm.
  6. Click > Delete. In the displayed dialog box, click Confirm.

Step 4: Delete the VBR

To delete the VBR, follow these steps:
  1. Log on to the Express Connect console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Physical Connections > Virtual Border Routers (VBRs).
  3. Select the region of the target VBR.
  4. Find the target VBR and click Delete.
  5. In the displayed dialog box, click Confirm.

Delete the physical connection

Open a ticket to delete the physical connection interface and settle the resource occupation fee.