How to remove a virtual machine from Management in vRA or vCAC
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How to remove a virtual machine from Management in vRA or vCAC

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Article ID: 342939

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Products

VMware Aria Suite

Issue/Introduction

This article provides information on removing a virtual machine from VMware vRealize Automation (formerly known as vCloud Automation Center).

You remove a virtual machine from VMware vRealize Automation when:
  • A virtual machine that is being managed without being deleted from the endpoint.
  • You remove from vRealize Automation and then manually remove the machine from the endpoint.
  • You remove from VMware vRealize Automation and then re-import it.
Note: Do not attempt to run the scripts attached to this article on VMware vRealize Automation 7.x versions.

Environment

VMware vCloud Automation Center for Desktop 4.5.x
VMware vCloud Automation Center for Server 5.1.x
VMware vCloud Automation Center for Server 4.5.x
VMware vCloud Automation Center for Desktop 6.0.x
VMware vRealize Automation 6.2.x
VMware vCloud Automation Center for Desktop 5.2.x
VMware vRealize Automation Desktop 6.2.x
VMware vCloud Automation Center Development Kit 4.5.x
VMware vCloud Automation Center for Desktop 6.1.x
VMware vCloud Automation Center for Server 5.2.x
VMware vCloud Automation Center for Server 6.0.x
VMware vCloud Automation Center for Server 6.1.x

Resolution

To remove a virtual machine from VMware vRealize Automation 6.x (formerly known as vCloud Automation Center):
  1. Back up your vRealize Automation or vCloud Automation Center SQL database in case you need to revert.
  2. Download the RemoveVMfromvCAC archive attached in this article for the exact version of vRealize Automation or vCloud Automation Center that you have.
  3. Extract the RemoveVMfromvCAC archive and locate the readme file for step by step instructions on removing the virtual machine from your vRealize Automation or vCloud Automation Center environment.
Note: The functionality to remove a virtual machine from VMware vRealize Automation 7.x version is now available directly in the Cloud Client tool, located at VMware Developer Center - vRealize CloudClient 4.3. See the Knowledge Base article Removing a virtual machine from vRealize Automation 7.x using Cloud Client (2144269) for steps to remove a virtual machine from VMware vRealize Automation 7.x versions.


Additional Information


vRA または vCAC の管理から仮想マシンを削除する方法
如何从 vRA 或 vCAC 的“管理”中移除虚拟机

Impact/Risks:


Attachments

2077281_RemoveVMfromvCAC6.0.zip get_app
2077281_RemoveVMFromVCAC52.zip get_app
2077281_RemoveVMFromVRMV40.zip get_app
2077281_RemoveVMfromVCAC61.zip get_app
2077281_RemoveVMfromVCAC62_v2.zip get_app