Description

This article describes how to unreserve an IPv4 or IPv6 Address in an MCP 2.0 Data Center location.

For more information on IPv4 and IPv6 Addresses, see Introduction to IP Addressing in MCP 2.0

Note: This CloudControl UI feature is only available in MCP 2.0 Data Center locations. However, it is available to MCP 1.0 locations via API. See API 2.0

Note: In order to delete a VLAN, you will need to unreserve all IPv4 and IPv6 Addresses.

Prerequisites:

  1. User must be Primary Administrator or have the Network role assigned.
  2. Must have deployed a Network Domain. See How to Deploy a Network Domain in a MCP 2.0 Data Center Location.
  3. Must have deployed a VLAN. See How to Deploy a VLAN on a Network Domain.
  4. Must have reserved an IPv4 or IPv6 Address. See How to Exclusively Reserve an IPv4 or IPv6 Address.

Content / Solution:

  1. From the Home page, select the MCP 2.0 Data Center where the Network Domain on which the IP Address you want to unreserve is located:


  2. The Data Center dashboard will be displayed. Select the Network Domain on which the IP Address you want to unreserve is located:


  3. The Network Domain dashboard will be displayed. Click on the VLANs and Servers Tab. Select the VLAN on which the IP Address you want to unreserve is located, then click on the tab for the corresponding IP Address type (Private IPv4 or IPv6):


  4. Locate the IP Address you want to unreserve. Click on the Manage gear for that IP Address and select Unreserve IP Address from the drop-down menu:


  5. The system will display a confirmation dialog. Click Confirm:


  6. The system will display a success message:


  7. The IP Address will be unreserved and the UI will be updated to reflect the change:
     

    Note: You must unreserve all IP Addresses before you can delete a VLAN.