Deleting the NSX Manager

Use the Delete NSX Manager option to delete the NSX Manager from the Security Director inventory. Along with NSX Manager, the associated vCenter server is also deleted.

Before You Begin


Before you delete the NSX Manager, perform the following steps:

  1. Unbind all bindings of network object from a service profile in VMWare vCenter Server.
  2. Delete the redirect policy in VMWare vCenter Server.
  3. Delete the deployed services in VMWare vCenter Server.
  4. Deregister the service definition in VMWare vCenter Server.


To delete the NSX Manager:

  1. Select Devices > NSX Managers.

    The NSX Manager page appears.

  2. Select the NSX Manager that you want to delete.
  3. From the More list, or right-click menu, select Delete NSX Manager.

    A confirmation message appears to confirm the deletion.

    Note You cannot delete NSX Manager if the security service is already deployed in NSX.

  4. Click Yes to confirm the deletion.

    The NSX Manager and its associated vCenter server are deleted from the Security Director inventory.

Note You cannot delete a NSX Manager if there is a NSX Secure Fabric. You must first delete the Secure Fabric. See Editing or Deleting a Secure Fabric.