After you configure an active and stand-by egress points in a data center group with a common egress configuration, you can swap the roles of the egress points. The active egress point can become a stand-by egress point and the reverse.
This operation requires the System Administrator role or a role with the VDC Group: Configure VDC Group right published to the organization.
- From the main menu (), select Datacenter Groups.
The list of data center groups displays in a card view.
- In the card of the target data center group, click Details.
You are redirected to the Network Topology view for this data center group. You can see a diagram of the current network topology, which depicts the participating virtual data centers with their network fault domains, the egress points if configured, and the traffic routes.
- Click Swap egress points.
- To confirm, click OK.
The diagram of the network topology is updated with the new traffic routes. The traffic to the Internet is now redirected to the new active egress point.