Delete an Azure ExpressRoute Connection

You cannot delete an ExpressRoute circuit until the following conditions are met:

  • You have unlinked all connected virtual networks.
  • You have removed the PacketFabric connection.

Delete from PacketFabric

  1. Log in to the PacketFabric portal. From the home page, click Hosted Cloud Connectivity.

    screenshot of home page dashboard

  2. Click the overflow menu next to the connection and select Delete Cloud Connectivity.

    screenshot of cloud overflow menu

  3. A confirmation message appears. Enter “Delete” in the field provided and click Yes, Delete.

  1. Log in to the Azure portal and navigate to the ExpressRoute circuit.

  2. From the menu on the left, select Connections.

    screenshot of expressroute menu

  3. Highlight rows with connections (press Ctrl to highlight multiple rows) and then click Delete.

    screenshot of delete action

  4. Click Yes.

Delete from Azure

  1. Return to the ExpressRoute circuit Overview page in the Azure portal.

  2. Ensure the provider status is Not provisioned and then click Delete.

    screenshot of delete action

  3. Click Yes.

NOTE: If the status is Not provisioned and you get an error telling you that it cannot be deleted because it is still provisioned, refresh the page and try again.