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.

Prerequisites

This operation requires the System Administrator role or a role with the VDC Group: Configure VDC Group right published to the organization.

Procedure

  1. From the main menu (), select Datacenter Groups.

    The list of data center groups displays in a card view.

  2. 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.

  3. Click Swap egress points.
  4. To confirm, click OK.

Results

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.