Managing a Traffic Mirror

Last updated: 2020-12-04 17:34:59

    After a traffic mirror is created, you can enable, disable, modify or delete it or add tags on the console.

    Enabling or Disabling the Traffic Mirror

    A new traffic mirror task is enabled by default. To disable it and then enable it again, follow the steps below.

    1. Open the link you obtained after submitting a ticket and log in to the Traffic Mirror console. In the top Region selector, choose the region where the traffic mirror has been created.

    2. Locate the traffic mirror you want to manage, disable or enable it under the Collect Traffic column.

      Modifying the Traffic Mirror

      To modify an existing traffic mirror, follow the steps below:

    3. Open the link you obtained after submitting a ticket and log in to the Traffic Mirror console. In the top Region selector, choose the region where the traffic mirror has been created.

    4. Select the Name/ID of the traffic mirror to be modified.

    5. Modify the desired items. This document takes Virtual Private Cloud for Collection Range as an example.

      • Editing traffic collecting configurations
        1. Click Edit on the top-right corner of the Traffic Collection section.
        2. In the pop-up window, modify Collection Range, Collection Type, Traffic filtering and other configurations as needed, and then click OK.
      • Editing receiving IP
        1. Click Edit on the top-right corner of the Receiving IP section.
        2. In the pop-up window, modify Receiving IP and Balance method as needed, and then click OK.

    Adding Tags

    Tags are used to identify and organize Tencent Cloud resources. Each tag contains a tag key and a tag value. Adding a tag to the traffic mirror makes it easy to filter and manage traffic mirror resources.

    1. Open the link you obtained after submitting a ticket and log in to the Traffic Mirror console. In the top Region selector, choose the region where the traffic mirror has been created.

    2. Locate the traffic mirror to which you want to add tags, and click Edit Tags under the Operation column.

    3. In the pop-up dialog box, configure as follows:

      1. For Tag key, enter the key name or select from the drop-down list.

      2. For Tag value, enter the key value.

        Note:

        A tag key may have none or many tag values.

      3. (Optional) Click Add and configure Tag key and Tag value to add a tag.

      4. After completing the configuration, click OK.

    Locating a Traffic Mirror

    1. Click in the top right of the Traffic mirroring page and select a filter. Three filters as shown in the following figure are available.
    2. Enter a keyword in the edit box and click .

      Note:

      Separate keywords with vertical bars (|).

    Deleting a Traffic Mirror

    1. Open the link you obtained after submitting a ticket and log in to the Traffic Mirror console. In the top Region selector, choose the region where the traffic mirror has been created.
    2. Locate the traffic mirror to be deleted, click Delete under the Operation column, and confirm the deletion.

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