In VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x, the NSX agents on an ESXi host are uninstalled after unregistering the NSX Solution Plug-in
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In VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x, the NSX agents on an ESXi host are uninstalled after unregistering the NSX Solution Plug-in

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Article ID: 342498

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Products

VMware NSX Networking

Issue/Introduction

Symptoms:
In VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x environment, when the NSX solution plug-in is unregistered:
  • The NSX agents are uninstalled on the ESXi host


Environment

VMware NSX for vSphere 6.3.x
VMware NSX for vSphere 6.4.x
VMware NSX for vSphere 6.1.x
VMware NSX for vSphere 6.2.x

Resolution

This behavior is by design in VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x.

Note: VMware recommends not to un-register the NSX Solution plug-in manually.

For more information on removing NSX installation safely, see the Safely Remove an NSX Installation section in the NSX Installation Guide.

To avoid this issue, ensure that you follow these best practices when moving an ESXi host out of the cluster.

For more information, see:


Additional Information

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Supported methods for moving VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x prepared hosts across clusters
VMware NSX for vSphere 6.x で、NSX ソリューション プラグインを登録解除した後に ESXi ホスト上の NSX エージェントがアンインストールされる