Delete an Azure ExpressRoute Hosted 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 and go to the Hosted Cloud page.

  2. Click the connection to open its side panel and then select Delete.

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

  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.

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