Completely Remove NSX 6.4 from vCenter

Remove NSX from Vcenter Server:

We will remove below components from vcenter :


Logical Switches

Logical Routers

NSX firewall

NSX Plug-in

VTEP Interfaces

Steps: -1 Delete the Transport Zone and remove connected VMs

2-            Unconfigure VXLAN from “Host Preparation” tab

3-            Un-install VIB from the “ Host Preparation” tab

4- Go to – Managed Object –      


Click- Content

Click -Extension Manager

Click Unregister Extension:

Enter String Value : com.vmware.vShieldManager and Click on Invoke Method

Output should be void:

Again Enter String Value : com.vmware.nsx.ui.h5 and Click on Invoke Method

5-   Remove NSX directories from vcenter appliance :

Path for vcenter UI- /etc/vmware/vsphere-ui/vc-packages/vsphere-client-serenity

Path for vcenter web client- /etc/vmware/vsphere-client/vc-packages/vsphere-client-serenity/



-Restart UI or webclient

In my case directory seems to be already removed :

6- Verify if any residue vtep dvsport groups and if any delete manually.

7- Now NSX has been removed successfully from vcenter. Re-login vcenter and check .

Delete all NSX Edge instances

Uninstall a Logical Switch.

Uninstall NSX from Host Clusters.

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