You can uninstall the AppDefense plug-in from the vCenter Server. After the plug-in is uninstalled, the AppDefense behavior monitoring functionality will not be available in the vCenter Server.
You have installed AppDefense plug-in.
- In a web browser, navigate to http://vCenter_Server_name_or_IP/mob.
Where vCenter_Server_name_or_IP/mob is the name or IP address of your vCenter Server from which you want to remove the AppDefense plug-in.
- Click Content.
- Click ExtensionManager.
- From the list of values under Properties, copy the name of the AppDefense plug-in (com.vmware.appd.appliance.vsphere.plugin) that you want to remove.
- Click UnregisterExtension. A new window appears.
Paste the key of the AppDefense plug-in and click Invoke Method. The plug-in is removed.
- Close the window.
- To verify that the plug-in is removed successfully, refresh the Managed Object Type: ManagedObjectReference: ExtensionManager window.
- Restart the vSphere Web Client service. Secure Shell (SSH) to the vCenter Server, and restart the
vsphere-uiservice using the
./vmon-cli -r vsphere-uicommand.Note: If you have vCenter Server in Linked Mode, you must reboot all vCenter Servers or reboot the vsphere-ui services running on those vCenter Servers to display that the AppDefense plug-in is removed from all the vCenter Servers.
- To confirm the uninstall, log out of vCenter Server and log back in. AppDefense plug-in is removed from vCenter Server.
- The AppDefense icon no longer appears on the Home screen in the vSphere Client.
- Go to Administration > Client Plug-Ins and verify that the list of plug-ins does not include AppDefense plug-in.
The AppDefense plug-in is removed from vCenter Server.