You can delete a VMware Identity Manager Connector instance from the VMware Identity Manager service. A connector instance cannot be deleted if a directory is associated with it.

About this task

You may choose to delete a connector instance when you want to use the same host name for a new connector instance, for example.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the VMware Identity Manager administration console.
  2. Select the Identity & Access Management tab, then click Setup.
  3. If a directory is associated with the connector you want to delete, delete the directory first.
    1. Click on the directory name in the Associated Directory column.
    2. Click Delete Directory.
  4. In the Setup > Connectors page, click the Delete icon next to the connector instance you want to delete and click Confirm.

    The connector instance is deleted from the VMware Identity Manager service.

  5. (Optional) Delete the connector virtual appliance.
    1. Log in to the vSphere Client or vSphere Web Client.
    2. Navigate to the connector virtual appliance.
    3. Right-click and select Power > Power Off.
    4. Right-click and select Delete from Disk.