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Enabling a second production slot for a SCID

Important: Once you enable a second production slot for a SCID, you cannot go back to having only one production slot.

  1. From the main menu, select My Services > Caching
My Service - Caching
  1. From the lists, select the access group and SCID (service component ID) you want to work with. 
My Services - Caching (with SCID selected)
  1. From the list, select the configuration. 

To enable a second production slot for a SCID:

  1. From an open configuration, click Promote.
My Services - Caching (Promote Configuration)
  1. Click the Production radio button.
my services caching promote configuration production selected showing enable
  1. Click Enable.
my services caching promote configuration production selected showing enable with confirmation
  1. Click OK. (Remember, once you enable a second production slot for a SCID, you cannot return to having only one production slot.)
my services caching promote configuration production selected showing enable success
  1. Click OK again.

    Media portal creates the second production slot for the SCID.
my services caching promote configuration production selected and slot b enabled
  1. Type the percentage of traffic you want to allocate to the configuration in slot B.
  1. Add any notes that will help you or others keep track of the configuration.
  1. Click Promote.

    Media portal promotes the configuration to the second production slot (slot B) and allocates traffic to the configuration based on the percentage you specified. The configuration appears in Transient status while Media portal propagates the change across the Lumen CDN.